Sciatica is more common among the adults. Adult patients have higher medical expense. Adult patients see doctors more frequently.
  The patients have annual medical cost around $11,847
  In one year, the patients are expected to see doctors 34 times
  Based on 6,690+ patients
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Popular Medication

Popular Medication for Sciatica
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Medication : Prevalence (%)
Annual Cost ($)

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Popular Medical Services

Popular Medical Services for Sciatica
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Medical Services : Dominance (%)
Popular Medical Services for Sciatica
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Medical Services : Prevalence (%)
Annual Cost ($)

Statistics

$11,847
Annual Medical Cost
0.16
Annual Hospital Adms
34
Doctor Visits
31
Services Used
14
Doctors Used
$20,370
Annual Medical Charge
Drug Prevalence Average Charged Average Dispensed Average Supplied Days Average Supplied Quantity
  Hydrocodone 21.15% $74 3.70 39 180
  Oxycodone 17.27% $198 4.24 53 254
  Cyclobenzaprine 16.50% $53 2.22 42 91
  Prednisone 13.22% $19 2.06 33 81
  Methylprednisolone 12.20% $22 1.58 12 40
  Azithromycin 12.02% $68 1.70 10 14
  Amoxicillin 9.78% $44 1.71 17 84
  Ibuprofen 8.45% $39 2.26 53 157
  Lisinopril 8.23% $182 6.20 285 293
  Simvastatin 7.02% $639 6.35 304 302
  Lorazepam 6.84% $112 4.36 109 237
  Diazepam 6.68% $29 2.70 44 100
  Naproxen 6.44% $69 2.08 59 127
  Tramadol 6.20% $155 3.57 73 340
  Ciprofloxacin 5.66% $60 1.77 16 28
  Fluticasone 5.53% $233 2.90 111 62
  Gabapentin 5.50% $578 4.00 146 557
  Zolpidem 5.06% $422 4.87 194 202
  Cephalexin 5.05% $34 1.56 14 58
  Hydrochlorothiazide 4.96% $54 5.11 253 254
Procedure Provider Unit Charge Provider Paid Ratio Provider Paid by Patient Ratio Patient Charged Patient Pays Patient Covered Per Claim Charged Per Claim Paid Services Per Patient
98941 2.94 82% 40.4% $342 $138 $141 $50 $41 6.74
Chiropractic manipulative treatment (cmt); spinal, 3-4 regions
97110 3.03 56% 11.8% $497 $58 $217 $90 $50 5.43
Therapeutic procedure, 1 or more areas, each 15 minutes; therapeutic exercises to develop strength and endurance, range of motion and flexibility
98942 3.31 75% 27.7% $367 $102 $175 $60 $45 6.11
Chiropractic manipulative treatment (cmt); spinal, 5 regions
97140 2.39 52% 8.4% $468 $40 $204 $85 $44 5.36
Manual therapy techniques (eg, mobilization/ manipulation, manual lymphatic drainage, manual traction), 1 or more regions, each 15 minutes
97012 1.22 26% 4.4% $169 $7 $37 $28 $7 6.00
Application of a modality to 1 or more areas; traction, mechanical
97014 0.97 32% 7.4% $176 $13 $43 $30 $9 5.81
Application of a modality to 1 or more areas; electrical stimulation (unattended)
99213 0.83 76% 17.7% $162 $29 $94 $121 $91 1.34
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of an established patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: an expanded problem focused history; an expanded problem focused examination; medical decision making of low complexity.
99214 1.07 78% 14.2% $220 $31 $141 $181 $142 1.20
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of an established patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: a detailed history; a detailed examination; medical decision making of moderate complexity.
97035 0.95 43% 8.7% $164 $14 $56 $40 $17 4.05
Application of a modality to 1 or more areas; ultrasound, each 15 minutes
97112 1.55 48% 7.3% $326 $24 $134 $67 $32 4.83
Therapeutic procedure, 1 or more areas, each 15 minutes; neuromuscular reeducation of movement, balance, coordination, kinesthetic sense, posture, and/or proprioception for sitting and/or standing activities
97032 0.94 30% 8.2% $122 $10 $26 $29 $9 3.87
Application of a modality to 1 or more areas; electrical stimulation (manual), each 15 minutes
97010 0.53 11% 3.8% $111 $4 $8 $29 $3 3.81
Application of a modality to 1 or more areas; hot or cold packs
98943 1.44 65% 3.9% $201 $8 $123 $39 $26 5.09
Chiropractic manipulative treatment (cmt); extraspinal, 1 or more regions
98940 0.97 75% 38.8% $160 $62 $58 $40 $30 3.92
Chiropractic manipulative treatment (cmt); spinal, 1-2 regions
72100 1.06 51% 10.7% $200 $21 $81 $166 $85 1.16
Radiologic examination, spine, lumbosacral; 2 or 3 views
97124 0.86 27% 6.1% $115 $7 $24 $29 $8 4.00
Therapeutic procedure, 1 or more areas, each 15 minutes; massage, including effleurage, petrissage and/or tapotement (stroking, compression, percussion)
97001 1.52 59% 12.9% $221 $29 $103 $212 $126 1.04
Physical therapy evaluation
99283 1.75 74% 16.9% $378 $64 $218 $272 $203 1.33
Emergency department visit for the evaluation and management of a patient, which requires these 3 key components: an expanded problem focused history; an expanded problem focused examination; and medical decision making of moderate complexity.
99203 0.68 57% 16.8% $128 $21 $52 $126 $72 1.01
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of a new patient, which requires these 3 key components: a detailed history; a detailed examination; medical decision making of low complexity.
97530 1.05 56% 9.4% $209 $20 $97 $73 $41 2.83
Therapeutic activities, direct (one-on-one) patient contact (use of dynamic activities to improve functional performance), each 15 minutes

High Risk Diagnoses

  • 100% Sciatica

On every hundred of patients

Sample Distribution for Sciatica
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Which group is risky?

Prevalence for Sciatica
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Which group cost more?

Annual Cost ($) for Sciatica
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Which group has more hassle?

Annual Doctor Visits for Sciatica
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What diagnosis incurs the most expansive out-of-pocket payment for a patient?