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Healthcare’s $363B in ‘Hidden Costs’ Detailed
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Consumers are spending $363 billion — 14.7% more — on healthcare than what is conventionally cited in government accounts when unreported costs such as unpaid supervisory care from friends and relatives are factored in, according to a study from the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions.

This unreported spending identified in the Deloitte report, The Hidden Costs of U.S. Health Care for Consumers: A Comprehensive Analysis falls outside of traditionally counted healthcare costs such as doctors, prescriptions, hospitals, and health insurance coverage.