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U.S. | 20 April 2018 Soaring Hospital Inflation Soon to be a Problem for the Fed?
The biggest surprise in the recent inflation numbers has been the surge in the PCE measure of hospital services costs, where the year-over-year rate has jumped to 3.8% in February, an eight-year high, from just 1.3% in September.

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20 April 2018 Soaring Hospital Inflation Soon to be a Problem for the Fed?

By Ian Shepherdson

The biggest surprise in the recent inflation numbers has been the surge in the PCE measure of hospital services costs, where the year-over-year rate has jumped to 3.8% in February, an eight-year high, from just 1.3% in September.

Posted: 19th Apr 2018 in 'U.S.'

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