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Becker's Hospital CFO Report- 5 Healthcare Consumer Spending and Saving Trends to Know

Submitted by Nick Giardina on Thu, 12/14/2017 - 13:59

  1. The Alegeus Healthcare Consumerism Index found 2017 healthcare spending index was 60.1 on a 0-100 point scale, an improvement from last year's 54.4
  2. Greater consumers engagement with more than half of consumers (55 percent) find out price prior to medical care, a 15 percent year-over-year increase
  3. Consumers still exhibit more thoughtfulness with buying a TV and booking travel than about healthcare decisions
  4. The 2017 healthcare saving index was 25.9 which is an 18 percent year-over-year improvement in focus on saving for current and future healthcare needs
  5. But only 30 percent of consumers save aggressively for long-term healthcare needs

Source: Becker's Hospital CFO Report
Source URL: https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/finance/5-healthcare-c...

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