The cost of healthcare this year will remain at historic lows. For 2013, healthcare costs rose 3.6%. For 2014, the rate of increase will be similar. There are several important trends that will help keep costs contained. First, digital tools enable a more "do it yourself" approach to managing one's healthcare. Second, price transparency is slowly but surely happening, as well. These two trends will help drive a more affordable healthcare price. Price Waterhouse pointed out a few other in this article.