Health spending distribution of the U.S. federal government 2012-2016

Health spending distribution of the U.S. federal government from 2012 to 2016*

Health spending distribution of the U.S. federal government 2012-2016 This statistic illustrates the health spending distribution of the U.S. federal government from 2012 to 2016. In 2016, some 39 percent of the federal government's health spending was spent on Medicaid.
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Health spending distribution of the U.S. federal government from 2012 to 2016*

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20122013201420152016
Medicaid34%35%37%38%39%
Medicare37%36%34%33%31%
Other health programs (excluding Medicare)24%24%22%21%22%
Private insurance premiums (employer contribution)4%4%4%4%4%
Marketplace tax credits and subsidies--2%3%4%
Medicare payroll tax1%1%1%1%1%
20122013201420152016
Medicaid34%35%37%38%39%
Medicare37%36%34%33%31%
Other health programs (excluding Medicare)24%24%22%21%22%
Private insurance premiums (employer contribution)4%4%4%4%4%
Marketplace tax credits and subsidies--2%3%4%
Medicare payroll tax1%1%1%1%1%
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This statistic illustrates the health spending distribution of the U.S. federal government from 2012 to 2016. In 2016, some 39 percent of the federal government's health spending was spent on Medicaid.
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