Accession Number : ADB163033

Title :   Detailed Cost Analysis of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Services U.S. Navy Catchment Areas, Fiscal Year 1991.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Oct 90-Oct 91,

Corporate Author : ARMY HEALTH CARE STUDIES AND CLINICAL INVESTIGATION ACTIVITY FORT SAM HOUSTON TX

Personal Author(s) : Optenberg, Scott A. ; Moon, Kathleen A.

Report Date : 20 MAR 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 134

Abstract : This report presents, for each of twenty CPT-4 magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) services grouped by inpatient and ambulatory professional services performed within Navy billable medical treatment facility catchment areas during Fiscal Year (FY) 1991, the totals of government payments (TGP), amounts allowed (AAS) and billed (ABS), number of services, corresponding number of patient episodes, percentages of TGP to AAS and to ABS, and averages of all dollar amounts, by service and by episode. Also included, in Table 1, is a summary by catchment area of data regarding the institutional charges associated with impatient MRI professional services. Appendix A summarizes TGP, AAS, ABS, by procedure and the percents of TGP to AAS and to ABS. Appendix B shows the number of services and episodes, and the averages of TGP, AAS and ABS per service and per episode. Both sets of appendix tables are computed by medical treatment facility catchment area and as a total of all catchment areas. CHAMPUS medical treatment costs, Magnetic resonance, MRI, U.S. Navy.

Descriptors :   *MEDICAL SERVICES, *COST ANALYSIS, FACILITIES, MAGNETIC RESONANCE, NAVY, PATIENTS, MEDICAL EXAMINATION, MILITARY MEDICINE.

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE