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Consumers are still forking over increasingly more bucks for health insurance premiums especially those who don’t get coverage from employers and have to buy their own. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Spending on health care reached $3.5 trillion in 2017, or about $10,739 per person, and although the rate has slowed, individuals aren’t seeing much of the benefit.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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