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Table 3 Total Hospitalization and Rehabilitation Cost of Patients with MS in 2019–20

From: Estimation the medical cost of multiple sclerosis in Iran; 2019–2020

MS Type Course Interventions Patients Number of Services Services Unit Cost($) Cost Per Patients ($) Total Cost ($)
Primary Progressive (PPMS) Three-week course (hospitalization) Hospitalization 7024 21 43.47 913 6,413,369
Physiotherapy 7024 25 5.42 135.52 952,007.9
Speech Therapy 7024 12 6.71 80.58 566,046.3
Occupational therapy 7024 20 5.93 118.71 833,942
Total Cost     1247.82 8,765,365
One year course (outpatient) Physiotherapy 7864 32 5.42 173.47 1,364,289
Speech Therapy 7024 10 6.71 67.15 471,705.2
Occupational therapy 6300 22 5.93 130.59 822,723
Total Cost     371.21 2,658,717
Secondary Progressive (SPMS) and Non Progressive Three-week course (hospitalization) Hospitalization 28,098 7 43.47 304.33 8,551,158
Physiotherapy 28,098 65 5.42 352.36 9,900,882
Speech Therapy 4515 18 6.71 120.87 545,830.3
Occupational therapy 28,098 45 5.93 267.11 750,5478
Total Cost     1044.69 26,503,348
One year course (outpatient) EDSS < 3 Physiotherapy 5017 20 5.42 108.42 544,004.5
Speech Therapy 4515 3 6.71 20.14 90,971.7
Occupational therapy 4492 14 5.93 83.1 373,341.7
Total Cost     211.67 1,008,318
EDSS (3–5.5) Physiotherapy 12,114 26 5.42 140.94 1,707,497
Speech Therapy 4442 4 6.71 26.86 119,330
Occupational therapy 10,684 20 5.93 118.71 1,268,405
Total Cost     286.52 3,095,232
EDSS (5.5–8.5) Physiotherapy 11,182 30 5.42 162.63 1,818,558
Speech Therapy 4300 5 6.71 33.57 144,399.8
Occupational therapy 10,864 23 5.93 136.52 1,483,268
Total Cost     332.73 3,446,226
Total Rehabilitation Cost       45,477,205.5