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Obama Administration’s Analysis Shows House Democrats’ Bill Will Increase Health Care Spending

October 22, 2009


The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) yesterday wrote that , “Total national health expenditures under [H.R. 3200] would increase by an estimated 2.7 percent in calendar year 2019.” Over the next 10 years, CMS predicts overall national health expenditures will jump by 2.1 percent, or $750.3 billion. To review the other CMS findings including Medicare cuts, tax increases, erosion of employer provided coverage, and health care rationing click here.