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Medical Spending is on the Upswing


Posted in Medical Device Business by Jamie Hartford on August 8, 2014

After years of decline, medical spending is finally starting to tick up, according to a new report. 


After years of contraction due largely to the economic downturn, growth in medical spending is expected to accelerate next year—albeit slowly—according to a recent report from PwC's Health Research Institute. The modest increase in medical costs is nothing like the double-digit jumps seen prerecession but does signal that consumers may finally be starting to seek out care they put off during tough times.

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Jamie Hartford, managing editor, MD+DI
jamie.hartford@ubm.com


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