Special Report

Most Common Ailments in America

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16. Non-malignant neoplasm
> Number of episodes in 2019: 21.4 million
> Amount spent per person on the condition: $87
> Amount spent per episode of care: $1,325
> Relative growth in treated prevalence: #94 fastest out of 300+ common conditions

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15. Infectious diseases
> Number of episodes in 2019: 26.5 million
> Amount spent per person on the condition: $261
> Amount spent per episode of care: $3,214
> Relative growth in treated prevalence: #199 fastest out of 300+ common conditions

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14. Female genital disorders, and contraception
> Number of episodes in 2019: 28.9 million
> Amount spent per person on the condition: $102
> Amount spent per episode of care: $1,158
> Relative growth in treated prevalence: #253 fastest out of 300+ common conditions

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13. Hyperlipidemia
> Number of episodes in 2019: 29.3 million
> Amount spent per person on the condition: $63
> Amount spent per episode of care: $708
> Relative growth in treated prevalence: #139 fastest out of 300+ common conditions

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12. Back problems
> Number of episodes in 2019: 32.7 million
> Amount spent per person on the condition: $201
> Amount spent per episode of care: $2,009
> Relative growth in treated prevalence: #95 fastest out of 300+ common conditions

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