Health Spending to Gobble Up More of U.S. Economy in Next Decade

A healthcare aide checks the vitals of a patient during a clinic event in Los Angeles, California.

Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

Spending on health care will take up an increasing proportion of the U.S. economy over the next decade as the population ages and more people gain insurance coverage under Obamacare, a government report said.

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