The consumer price index (CPI) went down from 236.284 in December 2014 to 234.677 in January 2015, an annualized rate of 8.16%.


The price index for medical care commodities went down at an annualized rate of 3.37% from December 2014 to January 2015. During the same period, the price index increased for medical care services (0.98%), hospital and related services (0.59%), and professional services (2.09%).

Source: BLS

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