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Blame Season in the Healthcare Sector
Health Leaders Media

It’s blame season in the healthcare sector. As millions of American consumers re-enroll for healthcare coverage in 2013 and grimace over interminably rising costs, provider associations, retailers, drug makers, and health plans are trying their best to deflect responsibility onto one another. By various estimates, the nation’s workers may receive compensation increases averaging between 2% and 3% in 2013. However, health insurance costs are projected to increase by 5% –6%.