Tiptastic Tuesday: Top 5 Most Expensive Conditions Treated in U.S. Hospitals

Costs associated with inpatient stays make up the largest single component of healthcare spending. Here are the five most expensive inpatient conditions:

  1. Septicemia: $20.3 billion
  2. Osteoarthritis: $14.8 billion
  3. Complication of device, implant or graft: $12.9 billion
  4. Liveborn (newborn): $12.4 billion
  5. Acute myocardial infarction: $11.5 billion

Click here to see the infographic

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