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Research in Action, Issue 8 - Figure 1

Research in Action, Issue 8

Figure 1. Average Inpatient Medicaid Payment per Month for Hospitalization Associated with a Principal Discharge Diagnosis of Opportunistic Illness for HIV Patients

In early 1995, the average monthly payment was $500; in mid-1995 it was $600; in early 1996 it was $500 with no protease inhibitor and $300 with protease inhibitor; in mid-1996 it was $400 with no protease inhibitor and $200 with protease inhibitor; in early 1997 it was $450 with no protease inhibitor and $250 with protease inhibitor; in mid-1997 it was $430 with no protease inhibitor and $200 with protease inhibitor.


Source: Gebo KA, Chaisson RE, Folkemer JG, et al. Costs of HIV medical care in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy. AIDS 1999; 13(8):963-9.

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