Accession Number : ADB164987

Title :   Detailed Cost Analysis of Physical Medicine and Related Procedures for Air Force Catchment Areas: Fiscal Years 1989-1991.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Oct 88-Sep 91,

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

Personal Author(s) : Optenberg, Scott A. ; Stein, Catherine R.

Report Date : 26 MAY 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 436

Abstract : This report presents a CHAMPUS cost analysis of physical medicine and related procedures within 71 Air Force billable medical treatment facility catchment areas during Fiscal Years (FYs) 1989 through 1991. It includes 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 per episode. Data are summarized within each FY by procedure category, and were computed for each medical treatment facility catchment area and for all areas combined. Appendix A summarizes TGP, AAS, ABS, and the percents of TGP to AAS and to ABS for each procedure category. Appendix B shows the number of services and episodes, and the averages of TGP, AAS and ABS per service and per episode. CHAMPUS, Medical Treatment Costs, Physical Medicine, PT, U.S. Air Force.

Descriptors :   *FACILITIES, *MILITARY MEDICINE, AIR FORCE, COST ANALYSIS, COSTS, MEDICINE, NUMBERS, PATIENTS.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
      Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE