For an Individual, how Much Does it Cost to Treat Bed Sores?

By Bed Sore FAQ

How Much?

It is difficult to calculate the specific expenses related to bed sore treatment for individuals due variety of complications that may accompany bed sores. Nonetheless, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) report, treating a bed sore in an acute care setting (hospital) is $43,180.00 per stay.

Despite the high medical expenses related to bed sore care– the real expense of bed sores is the toll taken on the individual’s quality of life. Unfortunately many of bed sore treatments such as, debridement and surgery, are both painful and result in decreased quality of life.

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