$20,000                                    Average Hospital Vaginal Birth Charge (No Complications) By State, 2010        ...
$30,000                                      Average Hospital Cesarean Birth Charge (No Complications) By State,          ...
$4,500                                          Average Birth Center Vaginal Birth Charge By State, 2010                  ...
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Multi-State Birth Charges Comparison

  1. 1. $20,000 Average Hospital Vaginal Birth Charge (No Complications) By State, 2010 $15,0002010 Average Charge $10,000 $5,000 $0 MD WV UT NE VT IA WY NM NC WI KY OR HI MI AR TN OK MN MO US SC NY KS CO TX AZ IL NV FL RI CA NJ State $25,000 Average Hospital Vaginal Birth Charge (Complications) By State, 2010 $20,0002010 Average Charge $15,000 $10,000 $5,000 $0 MD UT WV NE VT NM WY IA AR KY NC WI MI OR HI TN MN MO US SC NY OK KS TX CO IL NV AZ FL RI CA NJ State
  2. 2. $30,000 Average Hospital Cesarean Birth Charge (No Complications) By State, 2010 $25,000 $20,0002010 Average Charge $15,000 $10,000 $5,000 $0 MD WV UT KY VT MI NM IA WY NC HI NE AR TN OK MO WI KS NY US OR MN TX SC IL CO AZ RI NV FL CA NJ State $40,000 Average Hospital Cesarean Birth Charge (Complications) By State, 2010 $35,000 $30,0002010 Average Charge $25,000 $20,000 $15,000 $10,000 $5,000 $0 MD WV UT WY VT AR NM KY IA MI NE NC OK TN MO WI HI US OR KS NY SC MN TX IL AZ CO NV RI FL NJ CA State
  3. 3. $4,500 Average Birth Center Vaginal Birth Charge By State, 2010 $4,000 $3,500 $3,0002010 Average Charge $2,500 $2,000 $1,500 $1,000 $500 $0 GA CO MD NC CA CT MT WV TX OR AK FL WN US VA PA AZ DE MN ID SC TN IN NY MI State Notes These tables contain information for the 31 states that have submitted their 2010 data to HCUP. US average includes only the 31 reporting states and does not represent the real average across all US states. Figures in graph do not include the following: • additional anesthesia services charge for all cesarean and most vaginal births in hospitals • additional newborn care charge for all births in hospitals • additional maternity provider charge for all births. Payments of third-party payers typically reflect a discounting of charges. Birth center figure is average charge reported by • 1 out-of-hospital birth center for Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina and West Virginia • 2 out-of-hospital birth centers for Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota and Montana • 3 out-of-hospital birth centers for Wisconsin • 4 out-of-hospital birth centers for Alaska, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia • 6 out-of-hospital birth centers for California and Florida • 9 out-of-hospital birth centers for Texas. Sources: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, HCUPnet, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project. Rockville, MD: AHRQ. Available at: http://hcupnet.ahrq.gov/ American Association of Birth Centers. Uniform Data Set. Perkiomenville, PA: AABC, 2010.

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