Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Financing Health Care - Part 1
Lecture:Types of Health Care Systems
Slide content:NHS Expenditures and Funding Expenditures Per capita spending (2013) $3,595 Financing National taxes (76%) Payroll taxes (18%) Other sources (6%) NHS patients Private patients Other 12
Slide notes:In 2013, the most recent year for which data is available, the per capita spending by the NHS was $3,595, which was thirty nine percent of the $9,255 per capita spending in the U.S. In 2013, national taxes funded seventy six percent of the NHS budget. A payroll tax, called National Insurance, paid for another eighteen percent. The remaining six percent of the NHS budget came from fees paid for access to NHS services by private insurance patients, fees paid out-of-pocket by NHS patients, and other sources, such as philanthropy. 12