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Producer Price Index: Health Insurance Jumps as Deflation Returns

March 17, 2016

Deflation returned to the Producer Price Index (PPI) last month. The main exception -- again -- was pharmaceutical preparations, for which prices increased 1.2 percent. What is new for February is the increase in health insurance. Increasing health costs are finally being passed on through premiums.

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