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CMS: ACA spurs growth in health spending

But growth is still lower than most prior years
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12/03/2015

WASHINGTON – Overall national health expenditures grew by 5.3% in 2014, as millions of uninsured Americans gained health coverage through the Affordable Care Act, the CMS Office of the Actuary reported Dec. 2.

CMS: Growth in health spending remains low

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01/07/2014

WASHINGTON – Overall national health expenditures grew at an annual rate of 3.7% in 2012, marking the fourth consecutive year of low growth, the CMS Office of the Actuary reported Jan. 7.

Report: Healthcare spending to accelerate in 2014

Federal, state and local government healthcare spending is projected to be nearly 50% of national health expenditures by 2012
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06/12/2012

WASHINGTON – U.S. health spending is projected to grow at 4%, on average, for 2011-2013, slightly above the historically low rate of 3.8% in 2009, according to a CMS annual report published online today in Health Affairs.