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Wholesale hospital, doc-office prices rise 0.2%
Modern Healthcare - Melanie Evans

 Wholesale prices for hospitals rose 0.2% in August compared with flat growth the same month a year ago, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index. The figures are preliminary. In July, wholesale hospital prices increased 0.1%. For the 12 months ended in August, the index for hospitals climbed 2.6% compared with 3.3% the prior year.