Medical expenses and lost productivity costs due to the medical use of research arthropathy disease

관절병증 질환자의 의료이용에 따른 의료비 및 생산성 손실비용 연구

Yoo, In Sook

  • Received : 2016.04.10
  • Accepted : 2016.04.30
  • Published : 2016.05.31


The aim of this study was to investigate medical expenses and productivity lost costs associated with medical use of arthropathy disease. For this study, Using by Korea Medical pannel 5434 family and 15872 people in 2012, the enrolled 19-year-old arthropathy were considered and 1370 people were analyzed. Research Method was medical management calculation formular. Emergency medical using cost was 42,128,870 won per year, productivity lost costs was 98,640,000 won per year. Admission medical using times were 4.79, medical cost was 42,128,870 won, productivity lost cost was 945,036,820 won. Out patient clinic using time per year were 12.7, medical cost was 42,128,870 won, productivity lost cost was 91,252,728,000 won. According to this study, athropathy disease could affect to medical cost increasing and productivity decreasing, therefore I suggest that exercise and management for decreasing athropathy disease.


Medical using;Medical using costs;productivity lost costs


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