EBRI Fast Facts

Spending Among Group Plan Enrollees With Multiple Health Conditions: A Look at High-Cost Claimants in 2021

Jun 1, 2023 3  pages


An examination of the health care claims of 8.6 million group plan enrollees in 2021 revealed that over 80 percent of top spenders had at least 1 of 5 chronic health conditions — heart disease, respiratory conditions, musculoskeletal conditions, skin disorders, and nervous system conditions.  This Fast Fact reviews the spending of people with one or more of these chronic conditions.