More Good News on Healthcare Costs

Today’s CPI report showed that prices were unchanged last month. Economists were expecting an increase of 0.1%. The core rate, which excludes food and energy prices, was up 0.3%.

We also got the latest data point on the trend I discussed earlier this week. Medical prices are largely matching core inflation. Actually, this is far too short to call a trend, but it is a hopeful sign.


Posted by on February 21st, 2013 at 11:15 am

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