The cost of health care and health insurance are top of mind as Congress shapes its new health care law and proposes getting rid of the current Affordable Care Act.

While the cost of health insurance is dominating conversations on Capitol Hill and in the headlines, the cost of health care is also something many want to address. One aspect of the high cost of medical care not as openly talked about is the high cost of wasted, unused medical supplies.

ProPublica launched a new series looking at the issue of the cost of wasted, new, medical supplies, and its article finds the cost significant.

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