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Health Care Spending Slowdown Could Wipe Out One-Fifth Of The Deficit If It Persists: Study
The Huffington Post

The U.S. could shrink the deficit by 20 percent if current health care spending trends continue, according to a newly released study in the journal Health Affairs. If spending on health care continues to grow at its current rate, the government would spend $770 billion less than predicted by 2021, according to a the research from David Cutler, a Harvard health care economist and former adviser to President Obama.