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Hospitals Dominate Health Jobs in November

December 8, 2015

The November Employment Situation Summary came in as expected, with 211,000 nonfarm civilian jobs added. However, hospital jobs, which increased 13,000, comprised over half the growth in health jobs. We prefer to see health jobs grow in ambulatory settings, because hospitals are the most expensive location of care, writes NCPA Senior Fellow John R. Graham.


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