US Health Care Inflation Rate:

4.24% for Nov 2019
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US Health Care Inflation Rate reflects the year over year change in the health care component of the US Consumer Price Index. Compared to the US Inflation Rate, which tracks the change in the US CPI, health care costs have significantly outpaced overall inflation during the 1980s and 1990s. In the first part of the 21st century, healthcare costs increases tracked overal cost increases more closely.

US Health Care Inflation Rate is at 4.24%, compared to 4.29% last month and 2.03% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 5.29%.

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Nov. 30, 2019 4.24%
Oct. 31, 2019 4.29%
Sept. 30, 2019 3.46%
Aug. 31, 2019 3.46%
July 31, 2019 2.58%
June 30, 2019 1.96%
May 31, 2019 2.08%
April 30, 2019 1.92%
March 31, 2019 1.72%
Feb. 28, 2019 1.72%
Jan. 31, 2019 1.90%
Dec. 31, 2018 2.01%
Nov. 30, 2018 2.03%
Oct. 31, 2018 1.71%
Sept. 30, 2018 1.73%
Aug. 31, 2018 1.53%
July 31, 2018 1.90%
June 30, 2018 2.46%
May 31, 2018 2.40%
April 30, 2018 2.21%
March 31, 2018 1.99%
Feb. 28, 2018 1.76%
Jan. 31, 2018 1.98%
Dec. 31, 2017 1.78%
Nov. 30, 2017 1.68%
   
Oct. 31, 2017 1.68%
Sept. 30, 2017 1.56%
Aug. 31, 2017 1.81%
July 31, 2017 2.58%
June 30, 2017 2.66%
May 31, 2017 2.66%
April 30, 2017 2.95%
March 31, 2017 3.48%
Feb. 28, 2017 3.55%
Jan. 31, 2017 3.86%
Dec. 31, 2016 4.07%
Nov. 30, 2016 3.98%
Oct. 31, 2016 4.26%
Sept. 30, 2016 4.89%
Aug. 31, 2016 4.89%
July 31, 2016 3.89%
June 30, 2016 3.54%
May 31, 2016 3.13%
April 30, 2016 2.98%
March 31, 2016 3.29%
Feb. 29, 2016 3.50%
Jan. 31, 2016 2.99%
Dec. 31, 2015 2.58%
Nov. 30, 2015 2.95%
Oct. 31, 2015 2.98%

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Stats

Last Value 4.24%
Latest Period Nov 2019
Last Updated Dec 11 2019, 08:31 EST
Next Release Jan 14 2020, 08:30 EST
Long Term Average 5.29%
Value from 1 Year Ago 2.03%
Change from 1 Year Ago 109.0%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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Notes: Year over year change of unadjusted consumer price index of medical care.

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