Health Research Institute

At the forefront of the New Health Economy

PwC’s Health Research Institute (HRI) supports executive decision makers by providing new intelligence and analysis on trends affecting health industries.

Where is the medical cost trend headed in 2021?

Each June, PwC’s Health Research Institute (HRI) projects the growth of medical costs in the employer insurance market for the coming calendar year and identifies the leading factors expected to impact the trend.

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About HRI

As a healthcare executive, you face a dynamic industry. Powerful drivers—including surging consumerism, immense technological innovation and ever-evolving regulations—are reshaping the healthcare value chain. PwC’s Health Research Institute (HRI) is here to help you navigate this change through primary research and collaborative exchange. A group of seasoned professionals, HRI is dedicated to delivering new intelligence, perspectives and analysis on trends affecting all corners of the New Health Economy.


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Kelly Barnes

Kelly Barnes

Global and US Health Industries Leader, PwC US

Benjamin Isgur

Benjamin Isgur

Health Research Institute Leader, PwC US

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