Max Rady College of Medicine

Term: Hospital Per Diem Costs

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2015-05-12


This is the average cost per day associated with providing medical care to patients while in hospital. Costs for hospital services were calculated as a per diem based on the total hospital expenditures spent by the Manitoba Government for hospital services and number of days patients spent admitted to a hospital within a fiscal year.


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