Medicare Spending by Program Service Categories, 2010

September 13, 2017
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Medicare is the largest payer in the $2.5 trillion dollar health care sector.  Medicare made up one-fifth of that amount.  Where does this money go?  In a previous post I examined where Medicare payments went in 2008, and today I update those figures for 2010.

 

Source: MedPAC. Report to The Congress: Medicare Payment Policy, March 2011.