Hospital care costs jump 8.2% annually over 2 years, AHIP study finds

03/21/2013 | HealthLeaders Media

Hospital care costs per admission across the U.S. grew from $13,016 in 2008 to $15,236 in 2010, according to an AHIP study. New York saw the greatest increase at 10.5%, while Texas and Tennessee followed at 9.3% and 8.8%, respectively, according to the report. The work was published in The American Journal of Managed Care. "The price of health care services is the major driver of overall healthcare cost growth," said AHIP President and CEO Karen Ignagni. Read the AHIP press release.

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