Published in Managed Care Business Week, March 15th, 2005
At the same time, total health spending, both private and government, will take an ever-larger portion of America's economic output, said the report from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
The rise in federal payments raises "some really, really big issues" about a government budget in which other programs already are being squeezed out, said Urban Institute tax analyst Eugene Steuerle.
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