This doesn’t have labeled axes, so I assume it only shows a zoomed in portion of the earlier years. The slope of the top line starts to level out at older ages, because my lines are about to cross.
See also: Closeness lines over time.
The most common causes of death changed over the years. They vary across sex and age group. This animation shows the details of these changes.
I compared spending in 1996 against the most recent spending estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.