TABLE 1 Ranking of Top 16 Principal Diagnosis Disease Cohorts*

Condition

Ranking of Total allowed dollars

Ranking of Total allowed dollars per patient per year

Ranking of Admits per patient per year

Ranking of ER visits per patient per year

Cancer

1

2

10

16

Ischemic Heart Disease

24

4

1

2

Other Heart Disease

35

5

1

1

Injury

4

13

15

1

Congestive Heart Failure

5

1

1

8

Diabetes

6

10

9

6

Congestive Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

7

9

7

7

Complications of Medical and Surgical Care

8

3

3

5

Arthropathies

9

14

13

14

Dorsopathies

10

12

14

9

Psychiatric conditions

11

11

12

4

Disease of Liver, Pancreas

12

8

8

10

Disorder of Female Genital Organs

13

16

16

15

Cerebrovascular Disease

14

6

6

13

Complication of Pregnancy

15

7

2

3

Asthma

16

15

11

2

*Data from a large Commercial and Medicare+Choice HMO population in 2000 in the southeastern United States. Members may appear in more than one category.



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