I suspect in the not to distant future medical costs will tumble down. It takes bold new ideas not government pleasing a few big contributors...... Think back to when cartoons were all like Disney's multi cells and as cost got out of hand we had backgrounds stay frozen, figures stay still accept some small mouth or hand gesture. We used less cells and the jerky motion made for terrible graphics. Along came the computer and now we have cartoons that are all to real. Think computer control surgery procedures as in open heart without breaking the rib cage. Stem cells rebuilding damage body parts. Next will have a new thought on how to drastically improve medications, even if they will still be needed. Got ED lets repair what went wrong, not take 20,000% markup drugs. Have an inherited disease, repair the DNA. Yes, some will scream because we are turning off their profit spigot.