Health Care Cost Inflation

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Despite recent signs that efforts to slow the growth of U.S. health care costs are working, health care cost inflation remains a significant challenge. RAND researchers continue to examine solutions to slow cost inflation, such as cost-sharing and its effects; the role of new models of care delivery, such as retail health clinics; and various payment system reforms.

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    Health Care Cost Growth Is Hurting Middle-Class Families

    Jan 3, 2013

    Unfortunately, nearly every actor in our health care delivery system—hospitals, physicians, other health care providers, insurance companies, and the manufacturers of drugs and devices—is currently focused on maximizing revenue growth, write Arthur Kellermann and David Auerbach.

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