Medicare as a Share of the Federal Budget

Notes: All amounts are for federal fiscal year 2017.
1 Consists of mandatory Medicare spending minus income from premiums and other offsetting receipts.
2 Includes spending on other mandatory outlays minus income from offsetting receipts.
ACA is Affordable Care Act. CHIP is Children’s Health Insurance Program.

Data Source: KFF analysis of federal spending from Congressional Budget Office, The Budget and Economic Outlook, 2018 to 2028 (April 2018).

Source: Kaiser Family Foundation: The Facts on Medicare Spending and Financing