In 2014, the top 1% of people ranked by their healthcare spending accounted for 23% of the nation’s total healthcare spending.
The average amount spent by each of these top healthcare spenders was $107,208.
For details, see Mitchell (2016). Concentration of Health Expenditures in the U.S. Civilian Non-Institutionalized Population, 2014. Statistical Brief #497. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.