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Trivia Tidbit Of The Day: Part 158 -- Medicaid Spending.

Medicaid Spending Run Amok-

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Source:
Cato Institute (.pdf).

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Posted by Will Franklin · 3 September 2005 12:59 PM

Comments

That's a sobering graph, all right.

I have a question (actually, two, come to think of it): is the trend similar to the general trend in health care spending as a whole, or does Medicare spending outstrip the rest? Also, does the growth in Medicare spending partly reflect the growth in the percentage of the population that is over 65 in the same time frame?

Posted by: neo-neocon at September 6, 2005 02:07 PM