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In a column in The Wall Street Journal's Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses a new Blue Cross Blue Shield Association report on “extreme price variation” in health care services and the limits of consumer information as a solution to the problem.

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The Health-Cost Problem Is Coming Back

In The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses how the conversation will soon shift from health coverage to health-care costs as they rise more sharply again.

issues for 2015

In recent years, national health care spending has grown at rates well below the historical average. How much will the recovering U.S. economy drive up national health spending in 2015? And what will an increase mean for consumers, businesses and the federal budget?