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Analysis | Good News On Health Care Costs, But It Won’t Last

Tuesday’s eagerly anticipated inflation report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics had good news for our battered economy – inflation is down for the fifth month in a row. But the counter-intuitive part is that prices for medical care helped lower inflation. I rarely get to report good news on healthcare costs. Of course, there are caveats and disclaimers, but let’s savor this for a moment.