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Ask the Expert: Health Spending Drives Deficits

Without reform, the federal government will spend more on health care in 2019 than any other category, including defense or social security, explains Michael Linden.

Why is the United States running such high deficits? What will be the biggest driver of deficits in the next 10 years? How can we begin to get deficits under control?

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Authors

Michael Linden

Managing Director, Economic Policy

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