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Cost per Hospital Stay

Editor’s note: This does not appear to be severity adjusted data.

Average Cost of Hospital Stays by Payer

  • Medicare – $10,800
  • Private insurance – $7,900
  • Uninsured* – $7,100
  • Medicaid – $6,600
  • All payers – $8,700

*Uninsured includes self-pay or no charge

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, HCUP Facts and Figures, 2007, exhibit 5.5, with support from Thomson Reuters

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February 10, 2010 - Posted by | Cost, healthcare, hospitals, Medicare | , , , ,

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