In presenting President Trump’s first budget to the House Budget Committee last week, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said that it “keeps the president’s promise to
The United States health care system is larger than the gross domestic product of all but five other nations.
Despite the inclination to do so, policymakers will not be able to quickly move on from health care after last week’s defeat of the House Republican health care plan.
A new report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) found that non-health means-tested government programs, such as the Supplemental Nutritio
In the release of their annual projections for National Health Expenditures (NHE), the federal go
President Trump and many lawmakers in both parties have promised to attack waste and substantially improve government efficiency.
National health expenditures grew by 5.8 percent in 2015, pushing health care spending to 17.8 percent of the economy, up from 17.4 percent in 2014. This marks the second year in a row spending has grown more quickly than the economy, following a stable period from 2009 to 2013.