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The Cost of In and Outpatient Surgeries

Nearly 58 percent of the surgeries performed in hospitals were done as outpatient procedures.  Outpatient surgery charges for hospitals totaled $55.6 billion, compared with $259 billion for inpatient surgeries.  [Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, HCUP, Statistical Brief #86Hospital-Based Ambulatory Surgery, 2007.

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February 26, 2010 - Posted by | Cost, healthcare, hospitals | , ,

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