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Study: Growth in healthcare spending lower than average

July 14, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Total healthcare spending growth is expected to average 5.8% annually over 2015-2025, according to a report published July 13 by Health Affairs and authored by CMS's Office of the Actuary. Projected healthcare spending growth remains lower than the average over previous two decades before 2008 (nearly 8%). “The Affordable Care Act continues to help keep overall health spending growth at a modest level and at a lower growth rate than the previous two decades,” said CMS Acting...

CMS, Growth, Health Affairs, Healthcare spending

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Healthcare spending stayed low in 2011

January 8, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON ­- Healthcare spending in the United States grew at a rate of 3.9% in 2011, continuing a recent trend of extremely slow growth, according to a new analysis from the Office of the Actuary at CMS, which was published in the January 2013 issue of the journal Health Affairs. The annual growth rate of 3.9% is identical to spending growth rates in 2009 and 2010, which means that growth in all three years has occurred at the slowest rates ever recorded in the 52-year history of the National...

Affordable Care Act (ACA), CMS, Health Affairs, Medicaid

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