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Obamacare bends the cost curve ... in the wrong direction

Created on September 28, 2010

Obamacare bends the cost curve ... in the wrong direction

Headline:

Obamacare bends the cost curve ... in the wrong direction

Intro:

Health care reformers touted Obamacare as a way to reduce skyrocketing health care spending. However, in 2014, when several key provisions kick in, spending will begin to rise even faster.

Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Other text:

+$311 billion Net Change, 2010–2019 +$77 +$77 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 Obamacare DECREASES Spending Obamacare INCREASES Spending Difference in National Health Expenditures Under Obamacare Compared to Prior Law, in Billions billion +$80 +$60 +$40 +$20 –$20 –$40 Obamacare in Pictures heritage.org