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Table 4Number of discharges, percent distribution, and rank of the top ten most frequent all-listed procedures for inpatient hospital stays covered by Medicaid, private insurance, and the uninsured, 2008

PRINCIPAL CCS PROCEDURESNUMBER OF DISCHARGES IN THOUSANDS
Percentage of discharges by payer
RANK
MedicaidPrivate insuranceUninsuredMedicaidPrivate insuranceUninsured
All discharges7,355
100%
14,108
100%
2,126
100%
Cesarean section527
7%
762
5%
42
2%
128
Repair of current obstetric laceration481
7%
794
6%
48
2%
217
Circumcision400
5%
738
5%
49
2%
336
Artificial rupture of membranes to assist delivery386
5%
543
4%
33
2%
4513
Fetal monitoring385
5%
506
4%
32
1%
5715
Blood transfusion286
4%
666
5%
97
5%
641
Respiratory intubation and mechanical ventilation241
3%
366
3%
75
4%
784
Ligation of fallopian tubes147
2%
140
1%
*
*
82738
Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, biopsy126
2%
336
2%
68
3%
9105
Episiotomy120
2%
207
1%
12
1%
101835
Diagnostic cardiac catheterization, coronary arteriography106
1%
518
4%
85
4%
1362
Hysterectomy, abdominal and vaginal46
1%
365
3%
17
1%
26923
Alcohol and drug rehabilitation/detoxification97
1%
121
1%
76
4%
14323
Appendectomy54
1%
227
2%
40
2%
21169
Percutaneous coronary angioplasty (PTCA)42
1%
274
2%
40
2%
311110

Source: AHRQ, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 2008

From: Medicaid Hospitalizations, 2008

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