According to reports from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) through July 2019, heart attack patients pay an average of nearly $30,000 for their treatments—an almost $6,000 increase from April 2018. The following list contains the top 25 hospitals with the highest heart attack payments, and the top 25 hospitals with the highest heart attack readmission rates.
For the top 25 hospitals with the highest heart attack readmission rates, the average reported heart attack readmission rate is 18.7 percent—three percentage points higher than the overall average of 15.7 percent.
The average reported heart attack mortality rate is 12.65 percent for the top 25 hospitals, which is about a one percent decrease from 2018 data.
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