The following 10 conditions accounted for 41 percent of the total amount charged
are the amounts that hospitals charged for the entire stays of Medicare
patients. The amounts do not include physician fees and charges do not
necessarily reflect what hospitals were reimbursed.
Medicare''''s Hospital Bill. AHRQ News and Numbers, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/nn111605.htm