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Healthcare Hiring Strong Despite Looming Sequester Cuts
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The healthcare sector created 32,000 jobs in February despite the specter of 2% Medicare cuts mandated by sequestration, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.

Within the healthcare sector there was a gain of 14,000 jobs in ambulatory healthcare services, which include physicians’ offices and outpatient care centers. Hospitals and nursing and residential care facilities each created 9,000 jobs for the month.