Wholesale prices for acute-care hospital services were up 0.1% in June after being flat in May, according to the U.S. Labor Department's Producer Price Index. The PPI, which was released last week, measures changes in net revenues per episode of care. Hospital prices were up 1.6% for the 12-month period ended in June. Physician prices were up 0.3% in June after rising 0.2% in May.
PPI: ACUTE-CARE SERVICES UP IN JUNE
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