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Average cost per inpatient day across 50 states

 
 Here are average costs per inpatient day in 2013, organized by hospital ownership type, in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to the latest statistics from Kaiser State Health Facts.

Note: Data includes all operating and non-operating expenses for registered U.S. community hospitals, defined as public, nonfederal, short-term general and other special hospitals. These figures are not a substitute for either actual charges or reimbursement for care provided. They are an estimate of expenses incurred in a day of inpatient care and are adjusted higher to include an estimate of the volume of outpatient services.

United States 

  • State/local government hospitals — $1,878  
  • Nonprofit hospitals — $2,289          
  • For-profit hospitals — $1,791

Alabama        

  • State/local government hospitals — $1,457  
  • Nonprofit hospitals — $1,657          
  • For-profit hospitals — $1,340

Alaska

  • State/local government hospitals — $1,456  
  • Nonprofit hospitals — $2,144          
  • For-profit hospitals — $2,792

Arizona         

  • State/local government hospitals — $2,089  
  • Nonprofit hospitals — $2,474          
  • For-profit hospitals — $2,035

Arkansas       

  • State/local government hospitals — $1,463  
  • Nonprofit hospitals — $1,744          
  • For-profit hospitals — $1,454

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