Term: Day Surgery Costs

Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2005-11-21


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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