Accession Number : ADB164323

Title :   Tri-Service CHAMPUS Statistical Database Project (TCSDP). Detailed Cost Analysis of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Services Health Services Command Catchment Areas, Fiscal Year 1991. Gateway to Care Management Analysis Series.

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 : 07 MAY 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 71

Abstract : This report presents, for each of twenty CPT-4 magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) services grouped by inpatient and ambulatory professional services performed within Army 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 inpatient MRI professional services. Appendix A summarizes by procedure TGP, AAS, ABS, and the percents of TGP to AAS and t ABS. Appendix B shows the number of services and episodes, and the average 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. Ft Drum and Brooke AMC data are included. CHAMPUS, Medical Treatment Costs, Magnetic Resonance, MRI, U.S. Army, Gateway To Care.

Descriptors :   *COST ANALYSIS, ARMY, COSTS, MAGNETIC RESONANCE, PATIENTS, MILITARY MEDICINE, MEDICAL EQUIPMENT.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE