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L C M E D S O C .O R G

OPINION

Compassionate, Valuable
and Affordable Healthcare
Part III

BY GEORGE A. ARANGIO, M.D.

T

he 2010 ACA Bill is the law of
the land. The USA will spend
more than 18% of its GDP on
healthcare or $3.84 trillion in
2019. This is 12.0 % more than the average
spent in 15 other developed nations. U.S.
prescription drug costs have increased 69%
since 2000 and 16% jump in some drug
prices in 2016. Hospital care has increased
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