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US groups take potshot at medtech role in rising costs

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Medical technology is again being blamed for rising health care costs. A Blue Cross Blue Shield Association study released last week found that new technologies are a major factor behind recent cost increases. The cost of inpatient hospital care rose 11.8% between 1998 to 2000, according to data based on claims filed by one of the nation's major insurers with three million enrollees across the US.

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