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Medicare spending is growing faster than the rest of the federal budget

Created on May 22, 2012

Medicare spending is growing faster than the rest of the federal budget

Revised and Updated March 22, 2013 

Slide 1 | Medicare at Risk: Visualizing the Need for Reform

Entitlement spending is the main cause of long-term runaway federal deficits. Medicare is the fastest- growing program due to retiring baby boomers and rising health care costs.