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Both in the aggregate and on a per capita basis, Medicare spending growth has slowed in recent years and is expected to grow at a slower rate in the future than in the past—and even slower than was projected just a few years ago. This latest report from the Medicare Trustees estimates the program's Part A hospital trust fund will be depleted in 2030, four years later than projected last year and six years later than in 2012.