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EXHIBIT 4.5 Cost by Diagnostic Category (PDF)
Distribution of aggregate costs by diagnostic category, 2009. Pie chart. Circulatory system: 20%; Musculoskeletal system: 13%; respiratory system: 11%; digestive system: 9%; nervous system: 7%; all other conditions: 39%. Total aggregate costs: $361.5 billion. Note: Diagnostic categories are based on principal diagnosis defined by Major Diagnostic Category (MDC). Source: AHRQ, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 2009.
Costs by diagnostic category varied by payer, as did the distribution of costs.
Distribution of aggregate costs by payer for selected diagnostic categories, 2009. Column chart. Percent distribution. Circulatory system. Other: 2%; uninsured: 4%; private insurance: 25%; Medicaid: 8%; Medicare: 60%. Musculoskeletal system. Other: 6%; uninsured: 3%; private insurance: 36%; Medicaid: 7%; Medicare: 49%. Respiratory system. Other: 3%; uninsured: 4%; private insurance: 22%; Medicaid: 14%; Medicare: 57%. Note: Diagnostic categories are based on principal diagnosis defined by Major Diagnostic Category (MDC). Note: Other includes other payers such as Workers' Compensation, TRICARE, CHAMPUS, CHAMPVA, Title V, and other government programs. Note: Uninsured includes stays classified as self-pay or no charge. Note: Each diagnostic category excludes a small percentage of stays (0.2%) with missing payer that have a small percentage of missing costs (0.2%). Source: AHRQ, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 2009.
|Internet Citation: Facts and Figures 2009. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). November 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/factsandfigures/2009/exhibit4_5.jsp.|
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