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Issue Brief
  1. Kaiser Family Foundation analysis based on Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Office of the Actuary, National Health Statistics Group, National Health Expenditures Tables, Table 4: National Health Expenditures by Source of Funds and Type of Expenditures: Calendar Years 2009-2015 (December 2016).

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  2. Kaiser Family Foundation analysis based on Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Office of the Actuary, National Health Statistics Group, National Health Expenditures Tables, Table 21: Expenditures, Enrollment and Per Enrollee Estimates of Health Insurance: United States, Calendar Years 1987-2015 (December 2016), and Table 17: Health Insurance Enrollment and Enrollment Growth Rates, Calendar Years 2009-2025 (March 2017).

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  3. Sean Keehan, et al. “National Health Expenditure Projections, 2016-25: Price Increases, Aging Push Sector to 20 Percent of Economy,” Health Affairs, published online February 15, 2017.

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  4. The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) (Public Law 114-10) is a law to repeal and replace Medicare’s Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula which will establish new payment systems designed to reward quality over quantity of physician services.

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