Heart Valve Procedures without heart catheterization

Heart Valve Procedures
 Without Heart Catheterization  (APR-DRG 163)
  Average Hospital Charges for Adults 18 Years and Over, Utah: 2005
  Level of Illness
  Minor/Moderate Major/Extreme
Hospital  Patients Average Charge Patients Average Charge
 Utah Overall 317 $55,505 233 $92,549
Dixie Regional Medical Center 43 $48,160 20 $63,735
LDS Hospital 79 $53,791 65 $105,605
McKay-Dee Hospital Center 32 $63,092 32 $89,296
Ogden Regional Medical Center <5 $68,295 0 $0
Salt Lake Regional Medical Center <5 $70,040 5 $105,349
St. Mark's Hospital 75 $59,180 45 $97,092
University Health Care  60 $52,419 25 $91,185
Utah Valley Regional Medical Center 17 $59,232 27 $77,640
Veterans Administration Medical Center 7 Not available 14 Not available
The hospitals in this table have heart catheterization and heart surgery programs.
Table Legend State average hospital length of stay
< 5 = 1 to 4 patients Minor/Moderate is 5.5 days  
Major/Extreme is 10.9 days  
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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 heart problems and other serious conditions that require more complex treatment. 
Average Charge: The average dollars for hospital services for which patients were billed at a particular hospital.  The charge does not include physicians' professional fees or patient personal costs.