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S&P: Healthcare Costs Growth Slowing



Average per capita healthcare costs for the 12-month period ending in October rose at a significantly decelerated pace from the 12-month period ending in May, according to a research report issued by Standard & Poor's Indices.



1 comments on "S&P: Healthcare Costs Growth Slowing"
barium (12/20/2010 at 11:23 AM)

DRINKING THE KOOL-AID. With all due respect, Jeff doesn't seem to get it. So 6.07% is good because it's a slower rate than the 8.4% earlier pace? This at as time when the overall inflation rate in America was -0.4% last year and 1.7% through October? What? The headlines should have screamed, "HEALTHCARE COSTS CONTINUE TO RISE AT OVER 3-1/2 TIMES INFLATION RATE. So let's put down the Kool-Aid, repeat the mantra, "It's the cost of care, stupid!" and recognize that we are spending too much on medical care!