What Drives the Cost Increases in Healthcare

There are three primary forces driving the increase in cost of healthcare:

1. Prescription drugs – there has been a 50% to 100% increase in the number of drugs being prescribed over the past five years and the result is higher premiums.

2. The are a lot of new costly procedures that are becoming common place…. These procedures drive up the cost of insurance premiums.

3. America is aging.

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