Government Pays Growing Share Of Health Costs

Government Pays Growing Share Of Health Costs – WSJ.com

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The Background: U.S. health-care spending is expected to double to $4 trillion in a decade, consuming a growing share of the economy.

What’s at Stake: How the government, private payers and consumers divvy up the rising health-care bills.

The Bottom Line: Amid debate on paying for health care, the government already is taking a larger and larger share.

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