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79% of health care jobs held by men have returned compared to only 62% for women, resulting in 530,000 fewer women employed in health care through October.
National health spending continues its slow recovery, hospitals and nursing home care continue to lead the overall change in health care prices, and 2/3 of health care jobs lost have been regained, but remain at 500K below their pre-COVID-19 level.
National health spending recovers to 1.0% higher than September 2019 level, health care price growth has it's slowest year over year growth rate of the past seven months, and jobs are still 3.6% below pre-COVID-19 level.
In this study prepared by Altarum, C. Eugene Steuerle of the Urban Institute explains that every government health program should operate under the same budget constraint that applies to other government programs.
National health spending recovers to August 2019 level, accelerated health care price growth continues for another month, and the health care job rebound levels off.
Our September 2020 briefs illustrate the continued recovery of health care spending during the Covid-19 pandemic. While health care continues to regain jobs, labor is still 4.5% below pre-Covid employment.
This report provides an estimate of the non-retail component of drug spending in 2018.
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