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National health expenditures are projected to increase at an average annual rate of 5.4 percent for 2019 to 2028

National Health Spending Expected to Increase Through 2028

National health expenditures expected to represent 19.7 percent of gross domestic product by 2028
Use of tenofovir alafenamide-emtricitabine is not cost-effective compared with generic tenofovir disoproxil fumarate-emtricitabine for HIV preexposure prophylaxis among men who have sex with men

New HIV PrEP Drug Not Cost-Effective Compared With Generic

F/TAF would avert 2,101 fractures, 25 cases of end-stage renal disease, but not deemed cost-effective
Average employer-sponsored insurance spending rose to $5

2018 Health Care Spending Up Due to Higher Prices

2018 uptick in utilization first seen in years, but impact dwarfed by price increases
Almost half of young women with a breast cancer diagnosis experience financial decline

Many Young Women With Breast Cancer Experience Financial Decline

Common concerns among employed respondents include increased time off, suffering job performance
From 2007 to 2018

Considerable Increase Seen in List, Net Prices of Branded Drugs

From 2007 to 2018, list prices increased 159 percent, while net prices increased by 60 percent
From 1996 to 2016

1996 to 2016 Saw Increases in U.S. Spending on Health Care

Public, private insurance, out-of-pocket payments increased by 2.9, 2.6, and 1.1 percent annually
For patients with certain neurological conditions

Out-of-Pocket Costs Impact Neurologic Medication Adherence

Increased OOP costs tied to lower adherence in those with dementia, on gabapentinoids for neuropathy
Prescription medications

Prescription Medications Can Be Found on Craigslist

Advertisements found for insulin and albuterol, with analog insulin the most commonly advertised product
Progesterone may be beneficial for women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage

Progesterone May Prevent Miscarriage in Certain Women

Benefit, cost-effectiveness examined for women with previous miscarriage, early pregnancy bleeding
Unpaid adult caregivers are at higher risk for not having insurance and putting off necessary health services due to cost

Caregivers Are in Need of Better Health Care Coverage, Access

Caregivers at greater risk for lack of coverage, not accessing needed health care due to costs