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Drug prices up while other healthcare spending drops

Case Management Insider, August 4, 2015

Medications may be increasingly less affordable if current trends continue, according to the American Hospital Association.

Prescription drug prices increased by 5.3% between May 2014 and May 2015, according to a report by the Altarum Institute's Center for Sustainable Health Spending. The price for other services, such as physician and clinical services actually dropped during the same time period.

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