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Hospital, doc-office consumer prices rise 0.2%
Modern Healthcare

Consumer prices for hospital services increased 0.2% in March after the prior month’s gain of 0.5%, according to seasonally adjusted figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s compared with a 1% increase in March 2010. Hospital consumer prices increased 5.5% for the 12-month period ended last month compared with 8.6% a year ago.