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Hospital Costs Up 8.2%, Healthcare Inflation Hits 6.3%
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The cost of healthcare for people with employer-sponsored health insurance climbed 6.3% for the fiscal year ending June 30, with hospital costs outpacing other healthcare-related cost, Thomson Reuters reports. The Thomson Reuters Healthcare Spending Index for Private Insurance measures historical and current levels of per capita healthcare spending for individuals whose coverage is provided by self-insured employers — about 25% of U.S. healthcare expenditures.