Americans spend $34 billion for alternative health care

07/31/2009 | USA Today

Americans are spending about $34 billion a year on alternative health care that is not covered by insurance, according to a CDC survey. Data showed that the figure is 25% higher than a decade ago and represents 11% of all out-of-pocket health care spending. The survey found that 38% of adults and 12% of children used alternative therapies in the past year.

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