The cost just might be going up too, even with the competitive marketplaces. I've always felt that health care, based on profit, will result in businesses gaming the system and raising costs. That's why a single payer system is a better idea, no tricks and our government is accountable to us.
Vox: A four-year slowdown in health spending growth could be coming to an end. Americans used more medical care in 2013 as the economy recovered, new reports show. Federal data suggests that health care spending is now growing just as quickly as it was prior to the recession. More health spending can sometimes be a good thing: it might reflect more Americans gaining health insurance and seeking out needed medical care as the economy recovers. "If we cannot get health care spending under control there's no hope for the federal budget," says William Gale, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. "The main hope, if we don't get health spending under control, is global warming gets us all before health care spending gets us all."Don't let health care get us. Here's why single payer is the only answer: