“Higher prices – not higher utilization,” is causing record-high premium prices for employer sponsored health plans.  Reprocessed devices cost, on average, HALF the cost of buying a new device and the competitive pressure reprocessed devices brings to healthcare marketplaces has been shown to cause device manufacturers to lower their prices for new devices.  Reprocessing is a critical part of the health care cost control debate.  Hospitals can extend the value of the medical device assets they already own.  AMDR members are committed to REDUCING medical procedure costs and MAXIMIZING the life of existing medical device assets so our healthcare dollars are spent wisely.

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