Accession Number:

ADA222128

Title:

A Study to Determine Product Costs for Chemistry Laboratory Tests at Darnall Army Community Hospital

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jul 1985-Jul 1986

Corporate Author:

ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

125.0

Abstract:

This study was done at Darnall Army Community Hospital to demonstrate a method to determine product costs for chemistry laboratory tests. The method used within the study could be used for other ancillary service areas in an effort to more accurately determine the laboratory component of the cost of individual patient care. Prospective payment systems PPS, Health care unit HCU, Diagnostic related group DRG, Health maintenance organizations HMO, Medical expense performance reporting sys. MEPR Theses, Costs, Chemical laboratories, TablesData.

Subject Categories:

  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE