Alaska



This table shows the 100 most frequently charged procedures/diagnosis in Alaska to the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS). This table will give a basic idea of the cost of medicare for hospital procedures. Hospitals determine what they bill according to a "chargemaster". The charge master serves as a price point for the beginning of negotiations between you and the health care provider.



ProcedureProvider StateTotal DischargesHospital Charge(s)Medicare Payment(s)Your Cost
Acute Myocardial Infarction Discharged Alive No Complications
Alaska 12 $27805 $6906 $20899
Acute Myocardial Infarction Discharged Alive With Complications
Alaska 17 $38210 $10425 $27785
Acute Myocardial Infarction Discharged Alive With Major Complications
Alaska 22 $79674 $18814 $60860
Alcohol Drug Abuse No Rehabilitation Therapy No Major Complications
Alaska 25 $21860 $6504 $15356
Atherosclerosis No Major Complications
Alaska 12 $22398 $5005 $17393
Back And Neck Proc Exc Spinal Fusion No Complications
Alaska 84 $28922 $8859 $20063
Cardiac Arrhythmia And Conduction Disorders No Complications
Alaska 135 $18174 $6770 $11404
Cardiac Arrhythmia And Conduction Disorders With Complications
Alaska 101 $20804 $8970 $11834
Cardiac Arrhythmia And Conduction Disorders With Major Complications
Alaska 19 $30534 $10801 $19733
Cellulitis No Major Complications
Alaska 156 $22958 $9535 $13423
Cervical Spinal Fusion No Complications
Alaska 68 $57532 $18016 $39516
Chest Pain
Alaska 81 $18891 $6354 $12537
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease No Complications
Alaska 131 $17779 $7968 $9811
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease With Complications
Alaska 154 $22660 $10570 $12090
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease With Major Complications
Alaska 163 $34448 $12877 $21571
Circulatory Disorders Except Ami With Card Cath No Major Complications
Alaska 143 $45742 $12942 $32800
Circulatory Disorders Except Ami With Card Cath With Major Complications
Alaska 18 $66196 $17147 $49049
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders No Major Complications
Alaska 11 $31859 $8799 $23060
Diabetes With Complications
Alaska 32 $21122 $7681 $13441
Esophagitis Gastroent And Misc Digest Disorders No Major Complications
Alaska 210 $19374 $7746 $11628
Extracranial Procedures No Complications
Alaska 23 $34805 $8402 $26403
Gi Hemorrhage No Complications
Alaska 26 $21488 $8045 $13443
Gi Hemorrhage With Complications
Alaska 161 $27417 $10988 $16429
Gi Hemorrhage With Major Complications
Alaska 20 $74436 $20419 $54017
Gi Obstruction With Complications
Alaska 14 $29478 $8798 $20680
Heart Failure And Shock No Complications
Alaska 61 $19645 $6994 $12651
Heart Failure And Shock With Complications
Alaska 217 $32060 $11119 $20941
Heart Failure And Shock With Major Complications
Alaska 111 $49620 $15952 $33668
Hip And Femur Procedures Except Major Joint No Complications
Alaska 22 $40857 $16240 $24617
Hip And Femur Procedures Except Major Joint With Complications
Alaska 57 $54957 $21010 $33947
Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Or Procedure With Major Complications
Alaska 22 $188547 $57239 $131308
Intracranial Hemorrhage Or Cerebral Infarction No Complications
Alaska 84 $26973 $8772 $18201
Intracranial Hemorrhage Or Cerebral Infarction With Complications
Alaska 152 $38355 $12093 $26262
Intracranial Hemorrhage Or Cerebral Infarction With Major Complications
Alaska 45 $49669 $19648 $30021
Kidney And Urinary Tract Infections No Major Complications
Alaska 188 $19253 $7940 $11313
Kidney And Urinary Tract Infections With Major Complications
Alaska 12 $38574 $10253 $28321
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy No Cde No Complications
Alaska 11 $37233 $10006 $27227
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy No Cde With Complications
Alaska 15 $51772 $14948 $36824
Major Cardiovasc Procedures No Major Complications
Alaska 30 $103040 $30515 $72525
Major Joint Replacement Of Lower Extremity No Major Complications
Alaska 648 $63290 $21161 $42129
Major Small And Large Bowel Procedures With Complications
Alaska 87 $77621 $29369 $48252
Major Small And Large Bowel Procedures With Major Complications
Alaska 36 $149573 $65351 $84222
Medical Back Problems No Major Complications
Alaska 20 $34459 $7134 $27325
Misc Disorders Of Metabolism Fluids Electrolytes No Major Complications
Alaska 109 $18825 $7702 $11123
Misc Disorders Of Metabolism Fluids Electrolytes With Major Complications
Alaska 29 $48854 $13087 $35767
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses With Major Complications
Alaska 20 $76820 $20804 $56016
Other Digestive System Diagnoses With Complications
Alaska 19 $30500 $8584 $21916
Other Vascular Procedures With Complications
Alaska 11 $81206 $22205 $59001
Other Vascular Procedures With Major Complications
Alaska 13 $90891 $29750 $61141
Perc Cardiovasc Proc No Coronary Artery Stent No Major Complications
Alaska 63 $87011 $18597 $68414
Perc Cardiovasc Proc With Drug Eluting Stent No Major Complications
Alaska 131 $81855 $20250 $61605
Perc Cardiovasc Proc With Drug Eluting Stent With Major Complications
Alaska 37 $119404 $30857 $88547
Peripheral Vascular Disorders With Complications
Alaska 12 $43500 $8278 $35222
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant No Complications
Alaska 57 $55814 $17493 $38321
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant With Complications
Alaska 33 $78937 $23134 $55803
Poisoning And Toxic Effects Of Drugs No Major Complications
Alaska 30 $27203 $6685 $20518
Psychoses
Alaska 138 $36672 $11116 $25556
Pulmonary Edema And Respiratory Failure
Alaska 72 $49021 $12003 $37018
Pulmonary Embolism No Major Complications
Alaska 26 $35673 $10350 $25323
Red Blood Cell Disorders No Major Complications
Alaska 73 $21585 $8866 $12719
Red Blood Cell Disorders With Major Complications
Alaska 13 $44888 $11915 $32973
Renal Failure With Complications
Alaska 147 $29566 $10849 $18717
Renal Failure With Major Complications
Alaska 62 $50600 $17778 $32822
Respiratory Infections And Inflammations With Complications
Alaska 57 $44103 $16841 $27262
Respiratory Infections And Inflammations With Major Complications
Alaska 29 $58199 $16418 $41781
Respiratory System Diagnosis With Ventilator Support 96 Plus Hrs
Alaska 28 $107851 $55568 $52283
Respiratory System Diagnosis With Ventilator Support Less 96 Hrs
Alaska 56 $65093 $25952 $39141
Seizures No Major Complications
Alaska 39 $22887 $7829 $15058
Septicemia Or Severe Sepsis No Mv 96 Plus Hrs No Major Complications
Alaska 120 $31890 $11149 $20741
Septicemia Or Severe Sepsis No Mv 96 Plus Hrs With Major Complications
Alaska 255 $56689 $21009 $35680
Septicemia Or Severe Sepsis With Mv 96 Plus Hrs
Alaska 11 $190710 $61301 $129409
Signs And Symptoms No Major Complications
Alaska 35 $21222 $6809 $14413
Simple Pneumonia And Pleurisy No Complications
Alaska 126 $18166 $7689 $10477
Simple Pneumonia And Pleurisy With Complications
Alaska 320 $24128 $10791 $13337
Simple Pneumonia And Pleurisy With Major Complications
Alaska 110 $49778 $15317 $34461
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical No Major Complications
Alaska 118 $105432 $37784 $67648
Syncope And Collapse
Alaska 56 $23905 $6546 $17359
Transient Ischemia
Alaska 31 $20938 $7435 $13503


Source: CMS

As part of the Obama administration’s goal to make our healthcare more accountable, transparent and affordable the CMS.gov has released data from more then 3000 hospitals that receive payments for the 100 highest frequently billed charges under Medicare. For more information visit CMS.gov.

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