The 20 most expensive health conditions in the US

  • Hospital stays are expensive — adding up to more than $381 billion a year in the US, according to recent data.
  • The average hospital stay costs over $10,000, but the amount varies widely depending on the medical condition.
  • The top 20 most expensive conditions account for nearly half of all hospital costs in the US.

Any hospital visit can be scary — and frighteningly expensive.

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