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SpaceX, Falcon 1 (Photo: NASA) CBO analysts expect overall federal spending on all “mandatory, means-tested” health care program subsidies to grow 5.6 percent per year over the next decade. (Photo: NASA)

If current laws, regulations and programs stay in place roughly as is, federal government subsidies for low-income users of Medicare Part D might grow rapidly over the next 10 years.

Allison Bell

Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor's insurance editor, previously was LifeHealthPro's health insurance editor. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She can be reached at abell@alm.com or on Twitter at @Think_Allison.

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