Average cardiac surgery Medicare costs

Coronary stent procedures’ cost can vary widely among hospitals, but Medicare generally pays at least $15,000 per treatment, according to an analysis of 2012 federal data by The Journal News. Medicare cost data in this table represents specific forms of the described procedures. In the case of stents, the complex version refers to one with at least four stents along with other criteria. Both refer to a drug-releasing model of stent. The information reflects 2012, and is the most recent database of the 100 most frequently billed procedures under the federal program.
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