Costs of Emergency Department Visits By Age


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Costs of Emergency Department Visits By Age

145 Million Emergency Department Visits in 2017

Patients Age 17 and Younger = Average Cost Per Visit $290

Patients Age 65 and Older = Average Cost Per Visit $690

Source: AHRQ, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Statistical Brief #268: Costs of Emergency Department Visits in the United States, 2017. https://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb268-ED-Costs-2017.jsp

HCUP Data Partners can be found at: www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/partners.jsp.

Internet Citation: Costs of Emergency Department Visits By Age Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). March 2021. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/infographics/costed.jsp.
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