“The Costs of 10 Top Medicaid Readmission Conditions”

1. Septicemia (except in labor) — $319 million (17,600 total readmissions)
2. Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders — $302 million (35,800 total readmissions)
3. Mood disorders — $286 million (41,600 total readmissions)
4. Congestive heart failure (nonhypertensive) — $273 million (18,800 total readmissions)
5. Diabetes mellitus with complications — $251 million (23,700 total readmissions)
6. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and bronchiectasis — $178 million (16,400 total readmissions)
7. Alcohol-related disorders — $141 million (20,500 total readmissions)
8. Other complications of pregnancy — $122 million (21,500 total readmissions)
9. Substance-related disorders — $103 million (15,200 total readmissions)
10. Early or threatened labor — $86 million (19,000 total readmissions)

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality & reported by Becker’s Hospital Review