More like medical inflation that has been with us for a long time for several reasons perhaps cost shifting being part of the problem.
The President did try to hold down Part B cost by trying to change the formula of paying providers for injectables. Pharma, Doctors and Hospitals yelled loudly.
STATNews 10/26/2018 - Medicare Part B needs reform, but Trump’s proposal faces insurmountable challe...
I am telling you, mickstuder, if we want to do anything about healthcare cost, it has to be a very big joint effort - Reps / Dems / Pres / Congress / ALL citizens and I am not sure that will ever be the case.
SEPTEMBER 4, 2019
Trump Promises ‘Phenomenal’ Health Plan
Pharma, Doctors and Hospitals yelled loudly - So Trump Did Nothing
BTW - The United States Congress Has Been Yelling Loudly About The President of the USA Obstructing the US Congress by refusing to produce witnesses and documents - but apparently the AMA and Big Pharma have more influence with this President then the Elected Representatives of the people
Is there anything this President could do or more importantly - Not Do - that would cause you to at least ? his Competence of Effectiveness or are Right Wing Judges the cost of your Soul of your
Trumps been President 3 years and Drug & Healthcare Costs Continue to Skyrocket and there isn't even a coherent intitiative to address any of it from this WH
Obama Got It Done - he got Reps / Dems / Pres / Congress / ALL citizens - and we got the first Comprehensive Overhaul in US Healthcare in 50 years and Millions of new people got Health Insurance & if Republicans hadn't continued to sabotage the program - every year it would have had a opportuntity to get better and cover more people and control more costs
( " China if You're Listening - Get Trumps Tax Returns " )
" ) " - Anonymous