Slide 13. Total expenditures for the 5 most costly conditions among the highest 5 percent based on their overall medical expenditures, 2009

Trends in Healthcare Costs and the Concentration of Medical Expenditures

Slide 13. Total expenditures for the 5 most costly conditions among the overall population and among the highest 5 percent based on their overall medical expenditures, 2009.

Slide 13. Total expenditures for the 5 most costly conditions among the overall population and among the highest 5 percent based on their overall medical expenditures, 2009.

Image: A bar chart shows expenditures in billions for the 5 most costly conditions:

Heart disease:

  • Overall population—99.2.
  • Highest 5%—73.4.

Cancer:

  • Overall population—80.3.
  • Highest 5%—60.8.

Mental disorders:

  • Overall population—79.8.
  • Highest 5%—39.7.

Trauma-related disorders:

  • Overall population—80.8.
  • Highest 5%—43.2.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma:

  • Overall population—64.2.
  • Highest 5%—31.6.


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Internet Citation: Slide 13. Total expenditures for the 5 most costly conditions among the highest 5 percent based on their overall medical expenditures, 2009: Trends in Healthcare Costs and the Concentration of Medical Expenditures. November 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2012-07-nac/cohenmeyers/cohenmeyerssl13.html