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Healthcare Prices Jumped 50 Percent Year-on-Year from 12-Month Moving Average
National Center for Policy Analysis Health Policy Blog Link to more items from this source
July 15, 2014
"Prices of prescription drugs jumped higher than prices of other healthcare goods and services. Further, healthcare prices continue to grow significantly faster than the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Exhibit 7 illustrates how ineffective Obamacare is at restraining costs: Per capita healthcare utilization increased at about 5.5 percent (year on year) in the first half of 2002, well before the December 2007 onset of recession, and dropped until the end of 2010."

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