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Hospital CPI growth eases in March
Modern Healthcare

Hospital consumer prices increased 0.4% last month following the 0.8% gain in February, newly released figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show. By comparison, the March rise in hospital consumer prices a year ago was 0.3%, the agency’s Consumer Price Index shows. Outpatient hospital consumer prices increased last month slightly faster, at 0.4%, than the 0.3% gain for inpatient prices.