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Health care cost increases slow, but so have wages

Dan Gorenstein Jan 8, 2015
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Health care cost increases slow, but so have wages

Dan Gorenstein Jan 8, 2015
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Health insurance premium prices aren’t rising as fast as they used to, according to a new report from the Commonwealth Fund.

But thanks to lethargic wage growth and sharp spikes in out-of-pocket costs, the benefits of the slowdown are all but invisible.

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