Study Identifies Cost of Treating Severe Sepsis in Children in U.S.

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According to a research letter published in the August 2019 issue of JAMA Pediatrics, treating severe sepsis in children in the United States cost $7.31 billion in 2016 alone, up significantly from the estimated $4.8 billion it cost in 2005. The 2016 amount is 12 times the median cost of all other hospitalizations for children, including for treating cancers and traumas.

Read more at https://abouthealthtransparency.org/2019/09/study-identifies-cost-of-treating-severe-sepsis-in-children-in-u-s/

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