S&P: Annual Healthcare Growth Rates Declined Through June 2012

Healthcare revenue growth rates hit a wall in the June 2011 through June 2012 time span, as all nine Standard & Poor's Healthcare Economic Indices (pdf) dropped from May 2012 figures.

The Hospital Index dropped 0.34 percent, from 5.56 percent in May 2012 to 5.22 percent in June 2012. The Composite and Professional Indices were also down more than 0.20 percent each.

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Here are the latest S&P healthcare indices through June 2012. To see the indices through May 2012, click here.

S&P Healthcare Economic Indices (12-month moving average)

Composite Index: 5.78 percent
Medicare Index: 2.27 percent
Commercial Index: 8.09 percent

Hospital Index: 5.22 percent
Hospital Medicare Index: 1.96 percent
Hospital Commercial Index: 7.81 percent

Professional Services Index: 6.07 percent
Professional Services Medicare Index: 2.41 percent
Professional Services Commercial Index: 7.94 percent

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