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Table 3 Hypertension-related hospitalization costs* reimbursed by PhilHealth

From: Costs of hospital care for hypertension in an insured population without an outpatient medicines benefit: an observational study in the Philippines

Cost Categories All HTN-Related Diagnoses Essential or Secondary HTN Hypertensive Heart and/or Renal Disease Other Definite Consequences of Untreated HTN Other Possible Consequences of Untreated HTN
Total Costs Reimbursed
   Total 55629906 13266422 8504060 33109546 749878
   Median 74 57 68 130 84
   Interquartile range (47, 136) (40, 81) (44, 112) (72, 252) (52, 151)
Room & board      
   Total 12144111 3490435 1903868 6598794 151013
   Median 17 15 17 29 17
   Interquartile range (11, 31) (9, 24) (10, 30) (16, 51) (11, 31)
Medicines      
   Total 18891088 3743671 2812965 12060518 273935
   Median 20 12 19 40 25
   Interquartile range (8, 49) (6, 26) (7, 37) (15, 99) (10, 58)
Laboratory      
   Total 15981484 4045645 2464490 9247897 223452
   Median 26 17 20 36 32
   Interquartile range (14, 36) (9, 32) (12, 36) (18, 76) (15, 42)
Operating room      
   Total 741670 86718 151197 494819 8937
   Median 0 0 0 0 0
   Interquartile range (0, 0) (0, 0) (0, 0) (0, 0) (0, 0)
Professional fee      
   Total 5205156 1530813 867739 2743100 63505
   Median 9 7 9 11 10
   Interquartile range (6, 14) (5, 11) (6, 13) (6, 20) (5, 15)
  1. * in 2005 US$, using mid-year exchange rates and adjusted for inflation; HTN = hypertension