Health Care Costs Reach $6,348 for the Average American, $28,386 for Hypothetical Family of Four


By Girod, Hart, Liner, et al.
Milliman, July 25, 2019

The 2019 Milliman Medical Index, which measures healthcare costs for individuals and families receiving coverage from an employer-sponsored preferred provider plan, found that health care costs have reached $28,386 for a family, an increase of 3.8% from the year prior. Health care costs for the average American adult are at $6,348. Milliman looks at five components of health care costs, including inpatient and outpatient care, pharmacy, professional, and other services. Click here to read more.