Health Care Charge Comparisons

December 29, 2019
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Graph Prepared By: Isaac H. Michaels, MPH
Death Source: Health Data NY




Data Visualization Inspired By:
Sanger-Katz M. In the U.S., an Angioplasty Costs $32,000. Elsewhere? Maybe $6,400. New York Times. December 27, 2019. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/27/upshot/expensive-health-care-world-comparison.html. Accessed December 29, 2019.


Facility Selections:
Article 28 hospital facilities with the highest number of inpatient discharges in each of eight Health Service Areas in New York State during 2016 were selected for the above graph.


Procedure Definitions:
Procedure CCS.Procedure.Code CCS.Procedure.Description
Angioplasty 45 Perc Translum Cor Angio
Appendectomy 80 Appendectomy
Blood transfusion 222 Blood Transfusion
Bypass surgery 44 Cor Artery Byp Grf-Cabg
C-section 134 Cesarean Section
Cancer Chemotherapy 224 Cancer Chemotherapy
Electroencephalogram 199 Electroencephalogram
Hemodialysis 58 Hemodialysis
Hip replacement 153 Hip Replacement,Tot/Prt
Knee replacement 152 Arthroplasty Knee

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