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How healthcare reform aims to control healthcare inflation

A health-care reform specialist helps people select insurance plans at an Affordable Care Act Enrollment Fair at California's Pasadena City College in 2013.

A health-care reform specialist helps people select insurance plans at an Affordable Care Act Enrollment Fair at California's Pasadena City College in 2013.

America's new health insurance system, while improving, is still not up to snuff. And the rate of people signing up for coverage in the new insurance marketplaces is still lower than forecast. But one thing that has gotten lost in the debate around healthcare are signs that the costs of care, healthcare inflation, might just be moderating. Marketplace's economics guy, Chris Farrell, joined us to discuss.

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Chris Farrell is the economics editor of Marketplace Money.

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