Hospital costs by diagnosis in the US, 1997-2010
Aggregate inflation-adjusted hospital costs across all conditions increased 62 percent from $232.3 billion in 1997 to $375.9 billion in 2010.
Conditions with high aggregate cost increases (greater than 5 percent annually) were osteoarthritis; complications of devices, implants, and grafts; disc disorders and other back problems; respiratory failure; cardiac dysrhythmias; an abnormal cardiac rhythm(Dorland’s Medical Dictionary, 2007); complications of surgical or medical care; and intracranial injury.
Cardiac dysrhythmias 5.2%, growth in cost per stay, 3.0%, growth in stays per population, 1.3%, growth in population, 1.0%,
|Principal CCS diagnosis||Aggregate inflation-adjusted hospital costs in billions (2010 dollars)||Mean cost per stay, inflation-adjusted (2010 dollars)||Average annual percentage change in aggregate costs|
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Costs for Hospital Stays in the United States, 2010, Anne Pfuntner, Lauren M. Wier, M.P.H., and Claudia Steiner, M.D., M.P.H. http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb146.jsp
Dorland’s Medical Dictionary for Health Consumers. © 2007 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved. http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/dysrhythmias