Inpatient Gallbladder Removal - Laparoscopic (APR-DRG 263)
Age 18 Years and Over
  Average Hospital Charges, Utah: 2005
  Level of Illness
Minor/Moderate Major/Extreme
Hospital  Inpatients Average Charge Inpatients Average Charge
 Utah Overall 1,484 $11,829 417 $23,539
Allen Memorial Hospital <5 $14,063 <5 $20,331
Alta View Hospital 50 $9,665 22 $16,647
American Fork Hospital 41 $9,155 15 $22,132
Ashley Valley Medical Center 19 $13,795 5 $29,007
Bear River Valley Hospital <5 $11,675 <5 $10,830
Brigham City Community Hospital 30 $10,741 <5 $21,879
Cache Valley Specialty Hospital 6 $6,922 0 $0
Castleview Hospital 27 $15,299 18 $22,190
Central Valley Medical Center <5 $5,951 0 $0
Cottonwood Hospital 86 $9,100 31 $16,562
Davis Hospital & Medical Center 39 $15,417 12 $22,964
Dixie Regional Medical Center 216 $9,864 39 $25,551
Garfield Memorial Hospital 0 $0 <5 $6,753
Gunnison Valley Hospital 6 $9,256 <5 $10,127
Heber Valley Medical Center 6 $10,857 <5 $18,454
Jordan Valley Hospital 95 $15,065 12 $24,642
Lakeview Hospital 41 $12,558 26 $20,489
LDS Hospital 103 $10,655 39 $22,536
Logan Regional Hospital 67 $9,217 19 $17,648
McKay-Dee Hospital 75 $10,917 29 $22,808
Mountain View Hospital 27 $14,672 13 $19,826
Mountain West Medical Center <5 $14,184 0 $0
Ogden Regional Medical Center 40 $14,802 <5 $18,821
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Table Legend State average hospital length of stay
< 5 = 1 to 4 patients Minor/Moderate is 2.3 days  
  Major/Extreme is 5.5 days.  
Level of Illness: Compared to patients with minor/moderate level of illness, patients with major/extreme level of illness are likely to have more serious gallbladder problems and other serious conditions that require more complex treatment.   
Average Charge: The average dollars for facility services for which patients were billed at a particular facility. The charge does not include physicians' professional fees or patient personal costs.
Inpatient Gallbladder Removal - Laparoscopic (APR-DRG 263)
Age 18 Years and Over
  Average Hospital Charges, Utah: 2005
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  Level of Illness
  Minor/Moderate Major/Extreme
Hospital  Patients Average Charge Patients Average Charge
 Utah Overall 1,484 $11,829 417 $23,539
Pioneer Valley Hospital 28 $15,482 9 $27,037
Salt Lake Regional Medical Center 15 $14,648 5 $40,841
Sanpete Valley Hospital 10 $9,924 <5 $20,379
Sevier Valley Hospital 31 $11,025 <5 $13,553
St. Mark's Hospital 125 $14,392 29 $29,779
Timpanogos Regional Hospital 23 $15,130 10 $41,889
Uintah Basin Medical Center 8 $10,655 <5 $16,646
University Health Care 69 $12,604 10 $18,511
Utah Valley Regional Medical Center 136 $11,980 45 $30,672
Valley View Medical Center 42 $10,974 <5 $14,978
Veterans Administration Medical Center 15 Not available <5 Not available
Click here to read Data Limitations.
Table Legend State average hospital length of stay
< 5 = 1 to 4 patients Minor/Moderate is 2.3 days  
  Major/Extreme is 5.5 days.  
Level of Illness: Compared to patients with minor/moderate level of illness, patients with major/extreme level of illness are likely to have more serious gallbladder problems and other serious conditions that require more complex treatment.   
Average Charge: The average dollars for facility services for which patients were billed at a particular facility.  The charge does not include physicians' professional fees or patient personal costs.