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Nation’s hospital bill jumped 7 percent in 2005

Wall Street Journal (subscription required), December 13, 2007
High-cost and high-volume conditions helped drive the national hospital bill up 7 percent in 2005, to $873 billion. The record high nearly doubled 1997 spending when adjusted for inflation, according to a report from the federal Agency for Health Care Research and Quality.