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CMS: Healthcare Spending to Increase Over Next Decade
Health Leaders Media

Healthcare spending nationwide appears not to be slowing down as much as initially anticipated since healthcare reform legislation was approved this past spring, according to figures released Thursday the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Currently, spending is expected to reach about $4.6 trillion by 2019—growing at an average annual rate of 6.3% over the next decade, they state in a new report in Health Affairs.