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Record Increases in Cost of Healthcare

  

Combination of Factors Driving Healthcare Cost Increase

Combination of Factors Driving Healthcare Cost Increase

A combination of factors is driving the increase, including the comparative lack of control insurers exert on outpatients costs, a slowdown in hospital bed utilization, and the cost of technology in patient care, explains Chris Girod, principal and consulting actuary in Milliman's San Diego office and a co-author of the report.

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