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Wholesale hospital prices edge up in November
Modern Healthcare

Wholesale acute-care hospital prices increased 0.2% in November after a 0.3% rise in October, according to preliminary Producer Price Index figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The acute-care hospital price index was flat the same month a year ago. For the 12-month period ended in November, prices increased 1.7%, according to preliminary figures, compared with 3.9% a year ago.