How Much Money Does The United States Spend on Health Care? by Barbara Kempen | Jul 12, 2010 | Uncategorized Health care cost predictions are doubling in the next 10 years. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Office of the Actuary, spending on health care reached $2.2 trillion in 2007. National health care spending has been predicted to reach $2.6 trillion by 2010 and could exceed $4 trillion by 2018. Health care costs and premiums go hand-in-hand. If costs go up, so do your premiums.