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National health spending growth is projected to slow from 6.9% in 2005 to 6.8% in 2006, which marks the 4th consecutive year of a slowing trend.

Poisal J, Truffler C, Smith S, Sisko A, et al. Health Spending Projections Through 2016: Modest changes obscure Part D’s impact. Health Affairs. 2007; http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/abstract/hlthaff.26.2.w242

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Title
Health Spending Projections Through 2016: Modest changes obscure Part D’s impact
Publication
Health Affairs
Publication Date
2007
Authors
Poisal J, Truffler C, Smith S, Sisko A, et al.
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