How Much Hospitals Charge For The Same Type Of Cases?
How much hospitals charge for the same type of cases compared with the average across the US and other cities around the world (limited data)?
The data used in this analysis may be old but it does give us a hint of how much more or less hospitals are charging for the same type of cases in comparison to national averages.
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Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Provider Summary for the Top 100 Diagnosis-Related Groups (DRG) — FY2011
The data provided here include hospital-specific charges for the more than 3,000 U.S. hospitals that receive Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) payments for the top 100 most frequently billed discharges, paid under Medicare based on a rate per discharge using the Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Group (MS-DRG) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2011. These DRGs represent more than 7 million discharges or 60 percent of total Medicare IPPS discharges.
This viz looks or sounds familiar? If it is, you might have seen this: How Much Hospitals Charged Medicare for the Same Types of Cases.
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