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Healthcare spending rises to $3.6 trillion in the U.S., driven partly by health insurance tax

Healthcare spending in the U.S. hit a high-water mark of $ 3.6 trillion in 2018, rising at a rate of 4.6% — the same rate of increase found in 2016, and higher than the 4.2% rate in 2017. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Office of the Actuary, publishing in Health Affairs, found that… Read More »