10 costliest medical conditions

Sun Life Financial, based in Wellesley, Mass., compiled the costliest medical conditions covered by Sun Life stop-loss insurance from 2012 to 2015 in its fourth annual Top Ten Catastrophic Claims Conditions report.

The report showed the amount of million-dollar-plus claims increased by 25 percent since last year.

Here are the top 10 costliest medical conditions for 2016 ranked by value of stop-loss claims reimbursements:

  • Malignant neoplasm (cancer) —$429.5 million
  • Leukemia/lymphoma/multiple myeloma — $188.6 million
  • Chronic/end-stage renal disease — $156.6 million
  • Congenital Anomalies — $96.3 million
  • Disorders relating to short gestation and low birth weight — $75.2 million
  • Transplant — $62.2 million
  • Congestive heart failure — $57.8 million
  • Cerebrovascular disease (brain blood vessels) — $57.4 million
  • Pulmonary collapse/respiratory failure — $55.0 million
  • Septicemia (infection) — $54.7 million

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