National Health Spending in 2011

Experts from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid released their report on health spending trends in 2011. They used charts to demonstrate… read more

Experts from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid released their report on health spending trends in 2011. They used charts to demonstrate that increases in Medicare spending were offset by slower growth in Medicaid due to the improving economy. The Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. had little impact on health spending in 2011, with the exception of certain provisions such as allowing those under the age of 26 to remain on their parents' insurance plans. The panelists responded to questions from reporters in the audience at the National Press Club. Richard Foster contributed from the audience. close

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  • Benson, Joseph Economist Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services->National Health Statistics Group
  • Catlin, Aaron Deputy Director Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services->National Health Statistics Group
  • Dentzer, Susan Editor-in-Chief Health Affairs
  • Foster, Richard S. Chief Actuary Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Hartman, Micah Statistician Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services->National Health Statistics Group
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Jan 8, 2013

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