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Medicare Spending Is Rising Faster Than Other Program Spending

Created on October 18, 2011

Medicare Spending Is Rising Faster Than Other Program Spending

Medicare Spending Is Rising Faster Than Other Program Spending

Projected Federal Spending as a Percentage of GDP

Medicare

Medicaid, Obamacare Subsidy Program

Social Security

Other Non-Interest Spending

 

Source: Congressional Budget Office, The Long-Term Budget Outlook, Data Underlying Scenarios and Figures, Alternative Fiscal Scenario, June 2010, at http://cbo.gov/doc.cfm?index=11579&zzz=40884 (September 28, 2011)

Chart 1 •  B 2611

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