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Care Significantly More Expensive At Specialty Hospitals Vs. Non-Specialty Hospitals During 2014

posted by AHIP

on January 20, 2017

specialtyhospital_kt-01Patients receiving care from specialty hospitals faced higher average allowed amounts* than patients receiving the same services at non-specialty hospitals.

 

specialtyhospital_kt-02Differences in average allowed amounts between the two hospital types ranged from $3,009 per patient to $48,811 per patient.

 

specialtyhospital_kt-03Of 19 medical services studied, only one service, mastectomy surgery, had average allowed amounts significantly lower at specialty hospitals.