Survey: Growth in health costs is slowing

Posted on Apr 24, 2012

Healthcare costs aren’t growing quite as rapidly as they have in the past, according to new research from Buck Consultants.

The study predicts that health insurance costs will rise this year by less than 10 percent — the first time growth has been that low in more than a decade. The findings could undermine Republicans’ argument that President Obama’s healthcare law is driving costs higher.

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