Fastest-growing industry sectors in healthcare, 2017

A one-page list of the nation's healthcare spending in 23 industry sectors analyzed in aggregate and ranked by percentage change in spending from 2014 to 2015. Source: CMS' Office of the Actuary, National Health Statistics Group. Published January 9, 2017, p. 34.

This list includes the following data points:

  • Prescription drugs (retail)
  • Other health, residential, and personal care expenditures
  • Net cost of health insurance
  • Total physician and clinical expenditures
  • Total home health care expenditures
  • Total other professional services expenditures
  • Total hospital expenditures
  • Total dental services expenditures
  • Total durable medical equipment expenditures
  • Other non-durable medical products expenditures
  • Government administration
  • Total structures and equipment
  • Total nursing care facilities and continuing care retirement communities
  • Public health activity
  • Research
  • Medicaid
  • Other health insurance programs
  • Private health insurance
  • Medicare
  • Out of pocket
  • Investment

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