Obamacare Increases Federal Health Spending by 15 Percent
Created on October 16, 2012
Federal Spending by the Numbers 2012
Medicaid and CHIP Excluding Obamacare
(Insurance Subsidies, Medicaid-CHIP Expansions, Small- Employer Tax Credits)
OUTLAYS IN BILLIONS OF CURRENT DOLLARS
Source: Congressional Budget Office, An Update to the Budget and Economic Outlook, Fiscal Years 2012 to 2022, August 2012, Table 1-2, http://cbo.gov/publication/43543 (accessed August 23, 2012), and Congressional Budget Office, “Estimates for the Insurance Coverage Provisions of the Affordable Care Act Updated for the Recent Supreme Court Decision,” Table 4, July 24, 2012, http://www.cbo.gov/publication/43472 (accessed August 23, 2012).