Medical Supplies Today Won’t Make Americans Pay More for Healthcare

 Over the past few years, many Americans have grown concerned about the rising healthcare costs in the country. Previous similar trends were attributed mainly to expansion of healthcare insurance, primarily in the 1960s with the creation of Medicare and Medicaid programs. With Obamacare active, many fear the costs would shoot up again.

The cost of quality medical supplies affects the cost of healthcare in general. Inpatient treatment takes the full brunt of the rising costs, as per an analysis conducted in 2012. The cost of medical supplies contributed to 24.2 percent of the cost of medical treatment for every patient discharged.

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