Modern HealthCare reports on the increasing costs of healthcare.

“The expected 6% growth in 2019 aligns with the 5.5% to 7% trend over the past five years—a welcome change from the double-digit spikes in the 2000s—but higher costs haven’t translated to similar gains in consumers’ health and productivity, said PricewaterhouseCoopers researchers who studied employer-sponsored healthcare spending. “