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Term: Quasi-Equivalent In-Patient Admissions (QEIPA)

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26


For allocating costs between inpatient and outpatient areas, the QEIPA assigns a value of 1.0 to admissions, 0.5 to day surgery, and 0.125 to other types of visits.

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