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Figure 3

From: Billing and insurance-related administrative costs in United States’ health care: synthesis of micro-costing evidence

Figure 3

Allocation of spending for clinical care and administration in the U.S. health care system. Values represent share of 2012 U.S. Health Consumption Expenditures (minus government public health activities; i.e., ~$2.6 trillion). BIR = billing and insurance-related costs. Non-BIR admin = all other administrative costs, e.g., medical records, scheduling. Non-BIR admin estimate detailed in Additional file 1.

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