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Forecasters see 13 percent health insurance spending jump

PPACA could help increase U.S. health premium spending 6.8 percent this year, CMS analysts say.
PPACA could help increase U.S. health premium spending 6.8 percent this year, CMS analysts say.

U.S. spending on health insurance plan administration may boom this year, and spending on dental services and basic health insurance may whisper.

Economists and actuaries in the Office of the Actuary at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have included projections supporting those predictions in a paper published behind a paywall in the Web edition of Health Affairs, an academic journal.

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