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healthcare spending in the United States has increased by nearly $1 trillion in the past 20 years, a new study finds.

“Part of the reason we spend more on healthcare each year is the nation’s growing and aging population,” said study author Joseph Dieleman. He’s an assistant professor at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.

“But factors relating to the health system — such as increased price, intensity and utilization — are driving most of the spending increase,” he added.

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