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Table 3 Median Charges and Total Hospital Days for CV Rehospitalizations among ACS-PCI Patients

From: Rehospitalization following percutaneous coronary intervention for commercially insured patients with acute coronary syndrome: a retrospective analysis

DRG Group (Codes and Descriptions) Within 30 Days Post-Index PCI 31 Day to 15 Month Post-Index PCI
Total Median charge Median LOS Total hospital days Total Median charge Median LOS Total hospital days
Revascularization Procedures         
106 Coronary Bypass with PTCA 9 $93266 8 70 4 $43843 6 22
518 PCI w/o stent 8 $24983 1 12 28 $28559 1 58
555 Bare metal stent with MCVdx 18 $28098 2 44 57 $45282 2 226
556 Bare metal stent w/o MCVdx 13 $23480 1 19 21 $28942 1 41
557 Drug eluting stent with MCVdx 64 $24753 2 138 95 $43879 2 205
558 Drug eluting stent w/o MCVdx 148 $34172 1 205 230 $37166 1 340
Chest Pain         
143 Chest Pain 43 $7866 1 58 118 $9270 1 167
Heart Failure/Shock         
127 Heart Failure & Shock 9 $10405 3 55 41 $13304 3 168
Stroke         
014 Intracranial hemorr & stroke w infarct 3 $11100 3 13 7 $12026 4 45
Other CV         
124 Circ disor except AMI, w cardiac cath & complex dx 21 $14613 1 38 71 $17917 2 183
125 Circ disor except AMI, w cardiac cath w/o complex dx 42 $16494 2 75 78 $17552 2 134
132 Atherosclerosis w CC 7 $10431 3 19 30 $7777 1 47
144 Oth circulatory system diagnoses w CC 11 $14584 3 44 12 $10805 3 43
515 Cardiac defibrillator impl w/o card cath 7 $120772 5 29 46 $97141 1 136
  1. Abbreviations: ACS = acute coronary syndrome; AMI = acute myocardial infarction; CC = complications and comorbidities; CV = cardiovascular; cath = catheterization; Circ = circulatory; DRG = Diagnosis Related Group codes version 24; dx = diagnosis; hemorr = hemmorage; impl = implant; infarct = infarction; disor = disorder; LOS = length of stay; MCC = major complications and comorbidities; MCVdx = major cardiovascular diagnosis; oth = other; PCI = percutaneous coronary intervention; PTCA = Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty; w = with; w/o = without.