Federal Mandatory Spending on the Elderly

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Page 1 - Estimates for federal civilian retirement reflect Civil Service Retirement System and Federal Employee Retirement System defined benefits only. Estimates for federal civilian retiree health reflect spending due to annuitants aged 65 and over who remain in the Federal Employee Health Benefits program and their dependents. including nonelderty dependents. Estimates for military retiree health reflect all spending for retirees and survivors aged 65 and over and their dependents, including noneldeily...
Page 1 - ... mandatory spending programs that provide income transfers and health benefits to the elderly Spending projections do not include Veterans Administration expenditures for the elderly or other federal programs targeted to or used by the elderly 3. Column totals may not add due to rounding. • Estimates for elderly share only. '' Estimates reflect the estimated federal share for beneficiaries who originally qualified for Medicaid at age 65 or older Spending for beneficiaries who originally qualified...
Page 2 - Estimates are based on our analysis of unpublished projections obtained from the Office of Personnel Management, Budget and Program Information Division, and the Office of Actuaries. Other federal retirement: Other federal retirement mainly includes railroad retirement.
Page 1 - Other federal retirement" is largely railroad retirement. 'Estimated to be less than 0.1% of GDP. Sources: Old-Age and Survivors Insurance: Estimates are based on our analysis of long-term spending projections obtained from the Social Security Administration, Office of the Chief Actuary.
Page 1 - Spending projections reflect the largest federal mandatory spending programs that provide income transfers and health benefits to the elderly.
Page 2 - ... obtained from the Office of the Actuary, Department of Defense (DOD). Federal civilian retirement: Estimates are based on our analysis of long-term spending projections obtained from the Office of Personnel Management, Office of the Actuary. Federal civilian retiree health: Estimates are based on our analysis of unpublished projections obtained from the Office of Personnel Management, Budget and Program Information Division, and the Office of Actuaries.

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