Many of the nation’s leading healthcare organizations come to PwC for business insights and solutions. From assurance, audit and tax to the full spectrum of advisory services, our people provide outstanding industry knowledge, firsthand experience, and professional skills that range the entire healthcare spectrum.
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Behind the Numbers
PwC’s Health Research Institute projects medical cost trend to be 6.5%—slightly lower than the 6.8% projected for 2015. The net growth rate in 2016, after accounting for benefit design changes such as higher deductibles and narrow provider networks, is expected to be 4.5%.
The nation’s healthcare billing and payment system is an artifact of an earlier age. Much can be done to improve the system in the short term, but in the long term, structural change is needed to compete in the New Health Economy