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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is an unprecedented national emergency requiring a significant federal response. This page provides resources and analysis, tracking the actions our leaders are taking to respond, and providing insights on the state of America’s fiscal and economic outlook during the recovery.
The portion of health spending paid by the government is growing.
Prescription drug costs have increased significantly over the past several decades.
Government health insurance is paying for a larger share of prescription drug expenditures.
SNAP benefits supplement household incomes to help lift people out of poverty.
SNAP spending increased during the Great Recession, but is projected to decline below historical levels.
The majority of SNAP beneficiaries are people from vulnerable populations.
“The coronavirus outbreak is an unprecedented national emergency, and we need to respond aggressively to address both the public health crisis and the economic risk,” said Michael A. Peterson, CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation.
Healthcare in the United States is very expensive — but we don’t get what we pay for.