About $33,079 … plus gratuity?
The cost of the average American hospital stay nearly doubled from 2000 to 2010 while average stay length declined. The decade was a period of low inflation, but some sectors of the economy didn’t get the memo. Charges for a hospitalization soared from an average $17,390 in 2000 to $33,079 in 2010.
In the U.S. we spend almost three times as much on a hospital stay as other industrialized countries, even though their average stay tends to be longer.
Source: www.FaceThe factsUSA.org
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