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Medical cost trend
Behind the numbers 2015

Bump in expected growth rate ends five-year contraction, but new efficiencies in the health system should prevent a return to double-digit run-away inflation. Although more confident consumers loosen up spending on doctor’s visits and diagnostic tests, they price shop and choose wisely. Health systems and hospitals instill a new philosophy about value-based care delivery that may ultimately bring health inflation in line with GDP.

Medical cost trend: Behind the numbers 2015
Medical cost trend: Behind the numbers 2015
Medical cost trend: Behind the numbers 2015
Medical cost trend: Behind the numbers 2015
Medical cost trend: Behind the numbers 2015
Medical cost trend: Behind the numbers 2015
Medical cost trend: Behind the numbers 2015
Medical cost trend: Behind the numbers 2015
Medical cost trend: Behind the numbers 2015
Medical cost trend: Behind the numbers 2015
Medical cost trend: Behind the numbers 2015
Medical cost trend: Behind the numbers 2015