"Revenues of the nation's health care and social assistance firms, including hospitals, physicians' offices, child and youth services and services for the elderly and disabled, totaled $1.15 trillion in 2001. This was an increase of 8% over 2000.
Hospital revenues grew to $462 billion in 2001, an increase of more than $30 billion. This represents an increase of about 7% over the previous year. Revenues of physicians' offices were $219 billion (employer firms only).
Table 2 shows major sources of payments to hospitals and physicians' offices.
Estimates in the tables are based on data from the 2001 Service Annual Survey and administrative records." …