SOURCE: Data from the Congressional Budget Office, The 2013 Long-Term Budget Outlook, September 2013; Office of Management and Budget, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2015, March 2014. Compiled by PGPF.
NOTE: Medicare is calculated net of offsetting receipts.
This chart appeared as part of PGPF's Budget Explainer on Medicare.
The Composition of Medicare Spending Over Time
Medicare Spending per Beneficiary Varies Across Regions
Sources of Medicare Financing
Social Security, Health Care, and Defense Spending 1965-2010
The Growth of Entitlement Programs
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