Health care costs were a main driver of inflation in September

Oct 27, 2023
Rising costs for prescriptions and hospital services were felt in latest PCE report, though health inflation has been mild in the past year.
By the end of the decade, health care is expected to account for about a fifth of the U.S. economy.
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More people are delaying medical care due to cost, Federal Reserve finds

May 24, 2023
About 28% said they had skipped some form of health care because they couldn't afford it, although other costs have been rising faster.
About 28% of survey respondents said they skipped some form of health care last year because they couldn’t afford it, despite other costs rising more quickly.
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