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The health share of the GDP is expected to reach 19.5% by 2017.

Health Spending Projections Through 2017: The Baby-Boom Generation Is Coming To Medicare. Health Affairs (Web Exclusives) Web site. http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/abstract/hlthaff.27.2.w145v1. Published February 2008

Reference

Title
Health Spending Projections Through 2017: The Baby-Boom Generation Is Coming To Medicare
Publication
Health Affairs (Web Exclusives)
Publication Date
Published February 2008
Authors
Keehan, Sean, Andrea Sisko, Christopher Truffer, Sheila Smith, Cathy Cowan, John Poisal, M. Kent Clemens
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Economic Burden

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