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Consumers see hospital, doc-office prices rise
Modern Healthcare

Consumer prices for hospital services rose 0.6% in June after rising 0.4% the prior month, according to seasonally adjusted figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Price Index. In June 2009, the hospital CPI rose 0.5%. For the 12-month period ended last month, the index climbed 8.3%. For the year-ago period, it rose 6.7%.