CMS Office Of the Actuary Health Expenditure Projections 2017-2026

Projections from the CMS Office of the Actuary indicate that national health expenditure growth is expected to average 5.5% annually over 2017-2026. That growth is projected to be faster than projected growth in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 1.0%. As a result, the report projects the health share of GDP to rise from 17.9% in 2016 to 19.7% by 2026.

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