Health industries

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In this new world, the consumer is at the helm-- and success will come to those who go beyond the traditional, one-off interactions of yesterday in favor of a pervasive, on-demand health experience that lives up to their rising expectations.

Medical cost trend: Behind the numbers 2018

The healthcare industry appears to be settling into a “new normal” marked by more moderate fluctuations in a single-digit medical cost trend. PwC’s Health Research Institute (HRI) projects 2018’s medical cost trend to be 6.5%—the first uptick in growth in three years. Within the “new normal,” price continues to be a major driver of healthcare cost. Businesses will have to tackle the price of services as well as the rate of utilization to reduce medical cost trend in the future. Learn more about PwC’s 2018 medical cost trend projection and the forces putting upward and downward pressure on that trend in HRI’s latest edition of Behind the Numbers.

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