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Overnight Health Care: US health-care spending hit $3.5 trillion in 2017 | White House sought $190M more to house migrant children | ObamaCare enrollment down 10 percent from last year

Welcome to Thursday’s Overnight Health Care.

The growth in health spending in the U.S. has slowed. Also today, a top House Democratic appropriator says the White House wanted millions of dollars more to fund detention facilities for migrant kids and ObamaCare enrollment is down.

We’ll start with health spending:


US health-care spending topped $ 10,739 per person in 2017: report

National spending on health care reached $ 3.5 trillion in 2017, or about $ 10,739 per person, according to new data released Thursday by the Trump administration.

Overall, health spending grew at a rate of 3.9 percent last year, after increa…
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