Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Health Jobs Grow Steadily in Weak Jobs Report

Last Friday’s very weak jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) was greeted as bad news, but it disguised more good news for the heath sector: Job growth in March kept its steady pace. Obamacare’s healthcare jobs boost appears to be confirmed from February and January.

Almost one in five of the 126,000 jobs added in March were in health care. Ambulatory facilities continued to add jobs at a faster rate than hospitals, while nursing and residential care facilities lost jobs.

Read the entire column at NCPA's Health Policy Blog.

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