Description: The United States spends a large and growing share of national income on health care. In 2004, health spending is expected to approach $1.8 trillion and account for more than 16% of gross domestic product. This report contains information on the background of the healthcare industry in the United States, key issues for Congress in this policy area, and three policy directions to consider: changing health care, changing federal programs, and changing tax policy.
Date: August 26, 2004
Creator: Jenson, Jennifer
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