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Total Projected Spending on Medicare Benefits

Created on November 6, 2014

Total Projected Spending on Medicare Benefits


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Source: Congressional Budget Office, Medicare baselines, 2006–2014. For projections made in 2012–2014, figures include the impact of the 2011 Budget Control Act. Figures exclude mandatory administrative spending. The first year included in each baseline projection reflects actual spending. See appendix for more information.

CHART 1 • BG 2969

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