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The United States healthcare system is the most expensive in the world, and our healthcare costs are projected to keep rising. Despite these high costs, our health outcomes are generally no better than those of our peers, and in some cases are worse.
Federal Spending in the federal budget can be divided into three categories: mandatory, discretionary, and interest. Learn how these categories have changed over time.
Many factors contribute to the long-term outlook for the U.S. economy and budget, but there are two major drivers of spending: demographics and rising healthcare costs.
The Foundation provides a wide range of analysis, reports, and charts on fiscal and economic trends to help policymakers, journalists, and the public learn more about our nation’s fiscal and economic health.
Here are the top ten spending categories for the federal budget.
Discover why our fiscal health and economic strength are so closely tied, and why it is important to get the deficit under control and work toward a balanced budget.
The earned income tax credit (EITC) is a measure administered through the tax code to address poverty. It was first enacted in 1975 on a temporary basis amid broader debates about welfare reform and had the primary goal of encouraging people to obtain employment.
The United States spent $686 billion on national defense during fiscal year (FY) 2019 according to the Office of Management and Budget, which amounts to 15 percent of the federal budget.
By making smart, strategic decisions about future national security requirements policymakers can ensure that our military is strong and that we are prepared to defend our nation from threats while also avoiding potential waste of precious national resources