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Table 4 Average Cost and Percent of Cases Below the Threshold: Readmitted and Non-Readmitted Patients

From: One-year costs of medical admissions with and without a 30-day readmission and enhanced risk adjustment

  Non-Readmitted Cases (NRC) Readmitted Cases (RC) Ratio of Average
Threshold $ Average Cost % Cases Average Cost % Cases Cost NRC to RC
130,000 23,718 0.93 35,558 0.86 1.50
120,000 22,637 0.92 33,679 0.84 1.49
110,000 21,717 0.91 32,179 0.83 1.48
100,000 20,684 0.90 29,467 0.80 1.42
90,000 19,395 0.88 27,875 0.78 1.44
80,000 17,947 0.87 25,453 0.75 1.42
70,000 16,601 0.85 24,183 0.73 1.46
60,000 15,006 0.82 21,256 0.68 1.42
50,000 13,264 0.78 18,022 0.62 1.36
40,000 11,551 0.74 14,745 0.55 1.28
30,000 9264 0.68 12,376 0.49 1.34
20,000 7045 0.59 9164 0.39 1.30
15,000 5740 0.53 7368 0.32 1.28