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Infographic: Slow Healthcare Spending Growth Expected to Persist through 2013

October 10th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Healthcare spending growth through 2013 is expected to remain slow, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of the Actuary projections. Although some of the slowdown is likely due to economic-related issues, researchers also believe structural changes in healthcare delivery are playing a role, according to a new infographic from the American Hospital Association.

This infographic also shows other factors contributing to lower spending rates as well as current versus historical average growth in national healthcare spending, Medicare and Medicaid spending and hospital care spending.

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Plunkett’s Health Care Industry Almanac 2013.