Silver Book Fact

Inpatient & outpatient AFib treatment costs

Fact image

Distribution of inpatient and selected outpatient costs for treating AFib.

Coyne KS, Paramore C, Grandy S, Mercader M, et al. Assessing the Direct Costs of Treating Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation in the United States. Value in Health. 2006; 9(5): 348-56. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16961553

Reference

Title
Assessing the Direct Costs of Treating Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation in the United States
Publication
Value in Health
Publication Date
2006
Authors
Coyne KS, Paramore C, Grandy S, Mercader M, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 9, Issue 5
Pages
348-56
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

Related Facts

  • Atrial fibrillation prevalence, 2001
    An estimated 2.66 million Americans currently have atrial fibrillation.  
  • Atrial fibrillation incidence in women
    Atrial fibrillation in women ranged from 6.6 per 100,000 people per year for patients between the ages of 15 and 44 to 1,203.7 per 100,000 people per year for patients…  
  • Total medical costs for Afib patients over 15-month period
    A study of Medicare beneficiaries with atrial fibrillation found that total medical costs for treating these patients during a 15-month follow-up period were an average of $24,000 per patient—63% of…  
  • Annual direct cost of Afib
    Average annual cost comparison between patients with and without atrial fibrillation  
  • One-Year Cost Component for Atrial Fibrillation & Non AF Medicare Patients
    One-Year Cost Component for AF & Non AF Medicare Patients