Term: Manitoba Cost List

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Last Updated: 2009-08-10

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A cost list provides a standard cost for each type of case that receives care in a hospital in Manitoba. This includes care provided to inpatients and for outpatient surgeries. A standard cost refers to an average cost - similar cases will not necessarily cost exactly the same. Over time, two different cost lists have been developed by MCHP researchers.

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  • Finlayson G, Reimer J, Dahl M, Stargardter M, McGowan K. The Direct Cost of Hospitalizations in Manitoba, 2005/06. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2009. [Summary] [Full Report] [Data extras] (View)
  • Jacobs P, Shanahan M, Roos NP, Farnworth M. Cost List for Manitoba Health Services. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1999. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)