Wednesday, March 16, 2016

CPI: Health Insurance Premiums Jump Amid General Deflation

This morning’s Consumer Price Index corroborates yesterday’s Producer Price Index, which indicated health insurance and certain other health prices increased in a generally deflationary environment. While the CPI for all items dropped 0.2 percent in February, health insurance increased 1.3 percent. Over the last twelve months, CPI has increased just 1.0 percent, while health insurance has increased 6.0 percent.

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

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