Total Medicare spending from 1970 to 2017 (in billion U.S. dollars)*

Total Medicare spending 1970-2017 This statistic depicts total Medicare spending from 1970 to 2017. In 1970, some 7.1 billion U.S. dollars were spent on the Medicare program in the United States. Forty years later, this figure stood at some 521 billion U.S. dollars.
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Total spending in billion U.S. dollars
19707.1
197514.8
198035
198571.4
1990109.7
1995180.1
2000219.3
2005336.9
2006380.5
2007434.8
2008455.1
2009498.3
2010521.2
2011560.3
2012550.1
2013581.7
2014600.3
2015638.1
2016694.5
2017707.4
Total spending in billion U.S. dollars
19707.1
197514.8
198035
198571.4
1990109.7
1995180.1
2000219.3
2005336.9
2006380.5
2007434.8
2008455.1
2009498.3
2010521.2
2011560.3
2012550.1
2013581.7
2014600.3
2015638.1
2016694.5
2017707.4
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This statistic depicts total Medicare spending from 1970 to 2017. In 1970, some 7.1 billion U.S. dollars were spent on the Medicare program in the United States. Forty years later, this figure stood at some 521 billion U.S. dollars.
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Release date
July 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
1970 to 2017
Supplementary notes
* Data are for fiscal years.
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