Term: Day Surgery Costs

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Last Updated: 2005-11-21

Definition:

Estimated using the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) Day Procedure Grouper (DPG™) to classify cases and to apply appropriate weights (CIHI 1994). The Day Procedure Group (DPG™) weight is multiplied by the Cost per Weighted Case (CWC) for the hospital providing the care to obtain an estimated cost per case.

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  • Shanahan M, Steinbach C, Burchill C, Friesen D, Black C. A Project to Investigate Provincial Expenditures on Health Care to Manitobans: A POPULIS Project. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1997. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)