Infographic: Medical Cost Trend — Behind the Numbers 2014

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

2014 brings uncertainty in the healthcare industry as millions more Americans are expected to gain coverage through Medicaid or new online marketplaces. Medical needs of enrolling populations are unknown, however it is unlikely that these changes will affect medical costs.

Healthcare will continue to move out of the hospital and physician offices, and more care will be delivered via non-traditional channels at a lower cost, according to a new infographic from PWC. This infographic shows rates of readmission, health plan statistics, trends of prescription drug cost and more.

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Futurescan 2013: Healthcare Trends and Implications 2013-2018.


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