Special Report

Most Common Ailments in America

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11. Cancer
> Number of episodes in 2019: 33.3 million
> Amount spent per person on the condition: $432
> Amount spent per episode of care: $4,247
> Relative growth in treated prevalence: #92 fastest out of 300+ common conditions

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10. Systemic lupus and connective tissues disorders
> Number of episodes in 2019: 35.5 million
> Amount spent per person on the condition: $164
> Amount spent per episode of care: $1,515
> Relative growth in treated prevalence: #101 fastest out of 300+ common conditions

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9. Diabetes mellitus
> Number of episodes in 2019: 37.4 million
> Amount spent per person on the condition: $275
> Amount spent per episode of care: $2,407
> Relative growth in treated prevalence: #31 fastest out of 300+ common conditions

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8. Hypertension
> Number of episodes in 2019: 48.8 million
> Amount spent per person on the condition: $209
> Amount spent per episode of care: $1,404
> Relative growth in treated prevalence: #102 fastest out of 300+ common conditions

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7. Osteoarthritis and other non-traumatic joint disorders
> Number of episodes in 2019: 49.5 million
> Amount spent per person on the condition: $300
> Amount spent per episode of care: $1,981
> Relative growth in treated prevalence: #72 fastest out of 300+ common conditions

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