SOURCE: Data from the Congressional Budget Office, The 2012 Long-Term Budget Outlook, June 2012. Compiled by PGPF.
NOTE: Health care programs include Medicare, Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Programs (CHIP), and the health care exchange subsidies.
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