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Medicaid gets majority of health funding in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Medicaid Gets Majority of Health Funding in the American Recovery
and Reinvestment Act of 2009

(billions of dollars)

Medicaid matching rate increase  $86.6 (57%)
Other Medicaid                    $3.2 (2%)
COBRA                            $24.7 (17%)
Health information technology    $19.2 (13%)
National Institutes of Health    $10.0 (7%)
Other                             $5.5 (4%)

Notes: Based on data from the House Appropriations and Ways and Means
committees and the Senate Finance Committee. Total health spending is
$149.2 billion.

Source: Kaiser Family Foundation

Note: Table made from pie chart.
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