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Lower utilization dampened health spending growth in 2017 – ModernHealthcare.com

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Lower utilization dampened health spending growth in 2017  ModernHealthcare.com Report: U.S. health spending hits $ 3.5T but growth slows  NBCNews.com Growth of Health Care Spending Slowed Last Year  The New York Times Americans shelled out $ 10,739 per person on health care last year, but growth in spending slows  CNBC National Health Care Spending… Read More »

Trump seeks to base Medicare drug prices on lower overseas rates

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, taking aim at “global freeloading,” said on Thursday his administration would seek to lower prescription drug prices by basing what the government’s Medicare program pays for some medications on the lower prices paid in other countries. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally… Read More »