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Obamacare is driving the price of surgery higher says NBC news; Check out their article here.

Obamacare is driving the price of surgery higher says NBC news; Check out their article here. What is driving the cost of care higher in the Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare. While everyone seems to have an opinion, NBC news in their investigative study suggests that consolidation and a lack of marketplace transparency and a true economic responsive marketplace for healthcare services is responsible. The average healthcare inflation appears to hold at 4%, so why are hospitals and surgeons getting 20% or more over what they did 5 years ago. Something is clearly wrong with the fabric of our healthcare Read More »