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Growth chart with coins The consumer price index for medical care services in April rose 2.3 percent, while overall inflation increased 2 percent YOY. (Image: Shutterstock)

If it seems as if health insurance is going up faster in cost, that’s because it is. The inflation rate for health insurance hit a five-year high in April. It could be due to the rise in managed care, but also could owe some of the rise to a decrease in medical-loss ratios.

Marlene Satter

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

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