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Health Care Price Inflation

Altarum headquarters in Ann Arbor. Photo by Dwight Burdette via Wikimedia Commons.

Health Sector Has Quiet Month: Price, Spending, Employment Growth All Down

The December Health Sector Economic Indicators briefs released today by Altarum Institute’s Center for Sustainable Health Spending indicate that October health price inflation, at 1.9 percent, represents a 13-year low; health spending growth in October ticked down to 5.0 percent, and health employment in November exhibited below-average growth of 17,000 jobs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2011

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