Average price for heart attack hospitalization in the 30 largest US cities

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Of the 30 largest cities in the U.S., San Jose, Calif., is the most expensive to be hospitalized for a heart attack, according to Healthcare Blue Book.

The price for heart attack hospitalization includes the average price for a two day admission, according to Healthcare Blue Book. The price is calculated based on the amount health plans have paid on claims.

Here are the prices for the 30 largest cities in the U.S., based on population from the 2010 U.S. Census.

1. San Jose, Calif.: $10,075
2. San Francisco: $9,969
3. Boston: $8,168
4. New York City: $8,034
5. Los Angeles: $7,956
6. San Diego: $7,956
7. Portland, Ore.: $7,545
8. Las Vegas: $7,521
9. Seattle: $7,313
10. Philadelphia: $7,144
11. Phoenix: $7,101
12. Chicago: $6,843
13. Denver: $6,753
14: Washington, DC: $6,751
15. Indianapolis: $6,719
16. Milwaukee: $6,633
17. Dallas: $6,590
18. Houston: $6,531
19. Austin, Texas: $6,476
20. Columbus, Ohio: $6,474
21. Baltimore: $6,447
22. Fort Worth, Texas: $6,391
23. Nashville, Tenn.: $6,332
24. Jacksonville, Fla.: $6,284
25. Charlotte, N.C.: $6,277
26. Louisville, Ky.: $6,197
27. Memphis, Tenn.: $6,127
28. San Antonio: $6,098
29. Detroit: $6,273
30. El Paso, Texas: $5,806

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