Mean expenditures for the 10 most costly medical conditions for both men and women, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, were highest for cancer at $4,873 for men and $4,484 for women. For heart disease, the average expenditure was $3,723 per woman and $4,363 per man.
Source: 2011 National Health Insurer Report Card. American Medical Association
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Statistical brief #331. July 2011