10 medical conditions with the highest average cost per inpatient stay

The top 10 most expensive health conditions in the U.S. each cost more than $15,000 per hospital stay on average, according to Business Insider.

Business Insider analyzed recent data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project to determine the costs associated with several medical conditions. "Costs reflect the actual expenses incurred in the production of hospital services, such as wages, supplies, and utility costs," According to HCUP.

Business Insider analyzed 35.6 million hospital stays to identify the conditions with the highest total hospital costs and then determined the average cost per inpatient stay based on how many visits were made for each condition.

Here are the 10 medical conditions with the highest average cost per inpatient stay, according to the analysis.  

1. Heart valve disorders — $41,878

2. Acute myocardial infarction (heart attack) — $20,086

3. Complication of device, implant or graft — $19,669

4. Coronary atherosclerosis — $19,657

5. Spondylosis, intervertebral disc disorders, other back problems — $18,375

6. Respiratory failure, insufficiency, arrest (adult) — $18,287

7. Septicemia — $18,244

8. Osteoarthritis — $16,149

9. Fracture of neck or femur — $16,043

10. Acute cerebrovascular disease — $15,111

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