Fact Based List:

5 DRGs with the highest cost in 2013

Submitted by GMcCalister on Thu, 09/15/2016 - 13:55

  1. Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity cost: $6.6
  2. Septicemia or severe sepsis cost: $5.56 billion
  3. Infectious & parasitic diseases cost: $2.18 billion
  4. Heart failure & shock cost: $2.11 billion
  5. Spinal fusion except cervical cost: $2.1 billion

Source: American Action Forum
Source URL: https://www.americanactionforum.org/weekly-checkup/ten-costl...

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