2015 U.S. Federal Budget: Health Care

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Health care is the fastest growing type of federal spending. Back in 1976, we spent just 7% of the federal budget on health care. In 2015, however, the U.S. is projected to spend more than $1 trillion on health care programs, or more than a quarter of the total federal budget. Find out more at: http://nationalpriorities.org/works-on/health-care/