US Health Care Inflation Rate:

2.49% Chg Yr for Jul 2015
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US Health Care Inflation Rate is at 2.49%, compared to 2.51% last month and 2.61% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 5.44%.

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July 31, 2015 2.49%
June 30, 2015 2.51%
May 31, 2015 2.84%
April 30, 2015 2.90%
March 31, 2015 2.46%
Feb. 28, 2015 2.31%
Jan. 31, 2015 2.64%
Dec. 31, 2014 2.96%
Nov. 30, 2014 2.50%
Oct. 31, 2014 2.09%
Sept. 30, 2014 2.00%
Aug. 31, 2014 2.09%
July 31, 2014 2.61%
June 30, 2014 2.61%
May 31, 2014 2.85%
April 30, 2014 2.42%
March 31, 2014 2.17%
Feb. 28, 2014 2.26%
Jan. 31, 2014 2.12%
Dec. 31, 2013 2.01%
Nov. 30, 2013 2.17%
Oct. 31, 2013 2.32%
Sept. 30, 2013 2.39%
Aug. 31, 2013 2.34%
July 31, 2013 1.94%
   
June 30, 2013 2.15%
May 31, 2013 2.22%
April 30, 2013 2.75%
March 31, 2013 3.08%
Feb. 28, 2013 3.11%
Jan. 31, 2013 3.10%
Dec. 31, 2012 3.21%
Nov. 30, 2012 3.41%
Oct. 31, 2012 3.70%
Sept. 30, 2012 4.09%
Aug. 31, 2012 4.05%
July 31, 2012 4.11%
June 30, 2012 3.95%
May 31, 2012 3.58%
April 30, 2012 3.43%
March 31, 2012 3.46%
Feb. 29, 2012 3.38%
Jan. 31, 2012 3.60%
Dec. 31, 2011 3.49%
Nov. 30, 2011 3.37%
Oct. 31, 2011 3.12%
Sept. 30, 2011 2.81%
Aug. 31, 2011 3.19%
July 31, 2011 3.20%
June 30, 2011 2.92%

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US Health Care Inflation Rate Summary

  • Last Value: 2.49%
  • Latest Period: Jul 2015
  • Updated: Sep 2, 2015, 18:58 EDT View Release
  • Next Release: Sep 16, 2015, 08:30 EDT
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • Unit: Percent Change from Year Ago
  • Adjustment: Seasonally Adjusted
  • Long Term Average: 5.44%
  • Value Previously: 2.51%
  • Change From Previous: -0.77%
  • Value One Year Ago: 2.61%
  • Change From One Year Ago: -4.64%
  • First Period: Mar 1938
  • First Value: 0.98%
  • Notes: Based on the unadjusted consumer price index of medical care.

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  • Indicator Code: I:USHCIR
  • Indicator Name: =YCI("I:USHCIR","name")
  • Latest Value: =YCP("I:USHCIR")
  • Last 5 Values: =YCS("I:USHCIR",,-4)

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About US Health Care Inflation Rate

Often used by economists to predict components of public/private spending. Health care inflation rate is often compared with general inflation rates.
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