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Medicare costs slowing — but still growing

While health care costs continue to rise, across the board those increases are happening at a much slower pace.

Medicare costs in particular are increasing at a sluggish rate. New data from S&P Indices for the S&P Healthcare Economic Composite Index shows Medicare costs rising at an annual rate of just 2.78% — the lowest annual rate of growth in its six-year history.

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