The total Health Care Cost in the U.S. in 2009 was about $2,500,000,000,000 (two point five trillion dollars). This number came from http://articles.latimes.com/2010/feb/04/nation/la-na-healthcare4-2010feb04.
The total Health Care Cost now in America is now running at the rate of $2,700,000,000,000 (two point seven trillion dollars). This number came from a magazine article I read not too long ago.
Total health care spending in America is expected to nearly double to $4.6 trillion dollars in 2020, from $2.6 trillion dollars in 2010.
Health care spending per capita in America is forecast to increase to $13,708 in 2020 from $8,327 in 2010.