Health Care Spending Projected to Top $8 Billion in Alaska
Economists tracking health care expenditures state that Alaska’s spending is growing at an eight percent annual rate. If spending continues at this rate, health care spending could reach approximately $8 billion in 2011. If this trend were to remain consistent, spending would hit $10 billion in 2015 and $14.5 billion in 2020.
Alaska: 2010 Tobacco Fact Sheet
The Legacy Foundation’s 2010 fact sheet on Alaska’s tobacco usage and state laws.