New Analysis of U.S. Health Data Finds Healthcare Group Purchasing Organizations Save Healthcare System, Medicare and Medicaid, and Taxpayers Up to $34.1 Billion Annually
Analysis of CMS expenditure data finds that GPOs will reduce healthcare spending by $456.6 billion over the next ten years
Washington, DC (May 15, 2019) – The Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HSCA), which represents the nation’s leading healthcare group purchasing organizations (GPOs), today announced a new analysis of data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) found that GPOs save the healthcare industry up to $34.1 billion annually and will reduce healthcare spending by up to $456.6 billion over the next ten years. The report, conducted by healthcare economists at Dobson DaVanzo & Associates, found that GPOs reduce supply-related purchasing costs to nursing homes and hospitals by 13.1 percent compared to providers who do not use GPO services.
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