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GDP growth is outpacing national health spending growth; health sector price growth falls below 2.0% amid economywide records; and health employment stands 25K below December 2020 halfway through 2021.
National health spending growth reflects rebound from COVID-19, health care price growth remains stable amid economywide inflation, and health employment up modestly in May, returning to the December 2020 level
National health spending rebound slows to pre-pandemic growth rates, economywide price growth outpaces the health care sector in April, and Health employment down slightly in April, driven by hospitals and nursing homes.
National health spending rebound slows to pre-pandemic growth rates; economywide prices increase as health care price growth continues; and end of first quarter 2021 health employment down 44,000 from end of 2020.
National health spending recovery shows signs of stalling, health care services price growth outpaces products for December, and Health care ends 2020 with a smaller workforce, down 2.6% from a year ago.
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.