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A state-by-state breakdown of hospital adjusted expenses per inpatient day

Written by Ayla Ellison (Twitter | Google+)  | February 10, 2017

 Here are the adjusted expenses per inpatient day in 2015, organized by hospital ownership type, in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to the latest statistics from Kaiser State Health Facts.

These figures, which are based on information from the 2015 American Hospital Association Annual Survey, include all operating and nonoperating expenses for registered U.S. community hospitals, defined as public, nonfederal, short-term general and other hospitals. The figures are an estimate of the expenses incurred in a day of inpatient care and have been adjusted higher to reflect an estimate of the volume of outpatient services, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation.

United States

  • State/local government hospitals — $2,013
  • Nonprofit hospitals — $2,413
  • For-profit hospitals — $1,831

Alabama

  • State/local government hospitals — $1,458
  • Nonprofit hospitals — $1,664
  • For-profit hospitals — $1,410

Alaska

  • State/local government hospitals — $1,274
  • Nonprofit hospitals — $2,332
  • For-profit hospitals — $2,724

Arizona

  • State/local government hospitals — $2,012
  • Nonprofit hospitals — $2,636
  • For-profit hospitals — $1,996

Arkansas

  • State/local government hospitals — $1,637
  • Nonprofit hospitals — $1,649
  • For-profit hospitals — $1,521

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More information from Kaiser Family Foundation on hospital adjusted expenses per inpatient can be accessed here.