Medicaid Spending

Medicare spending growing at slower rate


Medicare spending slowed to a 4.5% growth rate in 2015, even as payments for nursing homes increased, according to a new analysis.

CBO: Medicare spending growth will slow down over the next 25 years, despite pressures from aging population


Medicare and Medicaid spending will grow at a slower rate than past predictions indicated, the Congressional Budget Office stated Tuesday. However, an aging population will put increasing pressure on government healthcare programs.

One way or another, Medicaid spending set to rise by billions, report says


Despite state-by-state variation, Medicaid spending is expecting to increase by billions of dollars through 2022, according to a study from the Kaiser Commission of Medicaid and the Uninsured.