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Hospital, doc-office CPI edges up in September
Modern Healthcare

Consumer hospital prices increased 0.1% in September after the prior month’s climb of 0.6%, newly released seasonally adjusted figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show. One year ago September, hospital consumer prices rose 1.5%. For the year that ended last month, the Consumer Price Index shows hospital prices climbed 5.4% compared with 8.1% the prior year.