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Table A26–3 Health Care Costs Associated with Streptococcus pneumoniae Infection

 

Cost per Case

Cost per Unit

Units per Case

Form of Treatment

<5 YEARS OF AGE

 

Bacteremia/Sepsis

 

outpatient care only

$100

$50

2.0

physician a

 

$50

$50

1.0

medication b

$50

$50

1.0

diagnostic a

ICU and post-phase

$4,000

$4,000

1.0

hospitalization

 

$300

$100

3.0

physician b

$100

$100

1.0

diagnostic b

inpatient (no ICU)

$4,000

$4,000

1.0

hospitalization

 

$300

$100

3.0

physician b

$100

$100

1.0

diagnostic b

inpatient; complications

$4,000

$4,000

1.0

hospitalization

 

$300

$100

3.0

physician b

$500

$500

1.0

diagnostic c

Pneumonia

 

outpatient care only

$100

$50

2.0

physician a

 

$50

$50

1.0

diagnostic a

$50

$50

1.0

medication b

inpatient

$4,000

$4,000

1.0

hospitalization

 

$300

$100

3.0

physician b

$100

$100

1.0

diagnostic b

outpatient after inpatient

$100

$50

2.0

physician a

 

$50

$50

1.0

medication b

$50

$50

1.0

diagnostics

Other Respiratory

 

otitis media

$50

$50

1.0

physician visits

 

$50

$50

1.0

medication b

$50

$50

1.0

diagnostic a

Meningitis

 

ICU and non-ICU

$7,000

$7,000

1.0

hospitalization

combine meningitis for costs

$450

$150

3.0

physician b

 

$50

$50

1.0

medication b

$100

$100

1.0

diagnostic b

$500

$500

1.0

diagnostic c

inpatient, acute complications

$7,000

$7,000

1.0

hospitalization

 

$900

$150

6.0

physician b

$50

$50

1.0

medication b

$100

$100

1.0

diagnostic b

$500

$500

1.0

diagnostic c

Meningitis: sequelae

 

lifelong annual costs

$600

$100

6.0

physician b

 

$300

$50

6.0

physical therapy, other services



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