National Health Expenditure Projections For 2018-2027

National spending on healthcare is projected to grow 5.5% between 2018 and 2027, according to the CMS Office of the Actuary's annual report. This growth would outpace average projected GDP growth by 0.8%. The forecast means the healthcare segment of the U.S. economy would climb to 19.4% by 2027, up from 17.9% just two years ago.

A summary of the forecast can be obtained at