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The $500 Billion Medicare Slowdown: A Story About Part D – Health Affairs Blog

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Category: Health

A great deal of analysis has been published on the causes of the health care spending slowdown system-wide — including in the pages of Health Affairs. Much attention in particular has focused on the remarkable slowdown in Medicare spending over the past few years, and rightfully so: Spending per beneficiary actually shrank (!) by one percent this year (or grew only one percent if one removes the effects of temporary policy changes).

Read the full article at healthaffairs.org