National Health Spending Will Reach Nearly 20% of U.S. GDP By 2027

Health Populi

every year from 2020 to 2027, the actuaries at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services forecast in their report, National Health Expenditure Projections, 2018-2927: Economic And Demographic Trends Drive Spending And Enrollment Growth , published yesterday by Health Affairs. A key headline is that there will be a shift expected from the commercially insured population to Medicare, as more Baby Boomers move from working health citizens to aging into Medicare.

CMS: Government payers’ share of healthcare spending to reach 47% by 2027 


CMS' Office of the Actuary released its annual health spending projections, and it says increased Medicare enrollment is the trend to watch over the next decade


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Wasted: $1 of Every $4 Spent on Health Care In America

Health Populi

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) forecasts that prescription drug spending will be the fastest-growing cause of rising health spending by 2027. health care system from reinvigorating the ACA/Obamacare (the Joe Biden approach), with a call for a public option and/or “Medicare for those who want it” in Buttigieg-speak; with Medicare-For-All the other end of the policy spectrum, supported explicitly by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.

Spring 2019: Healthcare Updates to Know

Advanced Medical Reviews

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services has posted new data on projected national health expenditures for 2018-2027. percent of the country’s GDP in 2027, including a 4.8 In addition, higher fee-for-service payment updates are expected to result in faster Medicare spending growth. A new season has arrived, and it brings new changes within the healthcare industry.

The Graham-Cassidy Bill Will Cost People with Diabetes Money

Insulin Nation

The Center for American Progress, a left-leaning think tank, used Medicare and Medicaid data to estimate that people with diabetes (without complications) could face a new premium of $5,600 annually under this provision. Also, that funding would end by 2027. So … there’s another effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) underway. Republican lawmakers are trying to pass something known as the Graham-Cassidy bill. via GIPHY.

Medical costs projected to increase 6% by 2020, says PwC

Henry Kotula

Between 2020 and 2027, retail drug spending under private health insurance is projected to increase at a rate of 3 percent to 6 percent a year as the impact of generics on spending plateaus, biosimilars continue to see slow uptake, and costly new therapies enter the market. For payers, it becomes important to benchmark the prices paid commercially against a common reference point such as Medicare. [link].