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Unformatted text preview: medical situation. The final major reason for increasing the cost of health care would be the technology and research that is used currently. Our technology has increased tremendously over the last 20-30 years. The research that has been performed in order to save lives has been very expensive. The cost of technology does not come cheap. For these reasons, the cost of health care has been increased. Due to the rising costs of health care, many people have been affected. Some people cannot afford the medical attention that they need. Many insurance companies have dropped some of the services they have covered in the past. Insurance premiums have increased so that insured people are the ones that must incur the repercussions of the increasing costs. Those who cannot afford insurance to help pay for medical services are left out in the cold....
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