Inpatient Gallbladder Removal - Laparoscopic
(APR-DRG 263), Age 18 Years and Over
  Average Hospital Charges, Utah: 2006
  Level of Illness
  Minor/Moderate Major/Extreme
Facility Inpatients Average Charge Inpatients Average Charge
 Utah Overall 1,636 $13,220 408 $24,647
Allen Memorial Hospital 6 $12,076 0 $0
Alta View Hospital 67 $10,212 17 $16,526
American Fork Hospital 47 $11,663 10 $18,289
Ashley Valley Medical Center 17 $14,200 <5 $20,950
Bear River Valley Hospital 5 $10,876 <5 $10,946
Brigham City Community Hospital 27 $10,839 6 $18,793
Cache Valley Specialty Hospital <5 $12,183 <5 $9,542
Castleview Hospital 23 $14,960 11 $19,891
Central Valley Medical Center 10 $10,977 <5 $20,816
Cottonwood Hospital 90 $10,090 32 $20,545
Davis Hospital & Medical Center 57 $17,099 10 $23,080
Delta Community Medical Center <5 $7,017 0 $0
Dixie Regional Medical Center 232 $10,590 39 $24,970
Gunnison Valley Hospital <5 $9,075 0 $0
Heber Valley Medical Center 5 $11,818 <5 $31,505
Jordan Valley Hospital 107 $18,476 19 $29,376
Lakeview Hospital 44 $12,628 11 $30,132
LDS Hospital 123 $13,004 37 $27,169
Logan Regional Hospital 70 $10,271 18 $15,062
McKay-Dee Hospital 79 $12,110 29 $24,627
Mountain View Hospital 33 $15,744 14 $34,123
Mountain West Medical Center 13 $19,090 <5 $28,813
Ogden Regional Medical Center 27 $17,132 11 $26,939
Pioneer Valley Hospital 47 $16,991 13 $40,379
Salt Lake Regional Medical Center 31 $17,824 <5 $27,472
Sanpete Valley Hospital 6 $12,500 <5 $20,432
Sevier Valley Hospital 32 $12,454 6 $24,158
St. Mark's Hospital 137 $14,591 29 $30,981
Timpanogos Regional Hospital 21 $17,566 7 $20,651
Uintah Basin Medical Center 16 $10,204 <5 $14,801
University Health Care 50 $14,504 11 $23,917
Utah Valley Regional Medical Center 152 $13,577 45 $24,132
Valley View Medical Center 37 $10,547 6 $12,629
Veterans Administration Medical Center 18 $0 6 $0
Table Legend State average facility length of stay  
< 5 = 1 to 4 patients   Minor/Moderate is 2.3 days  
    Major/Extreme is 5.6 days.  
View Data Limitations.
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 hospital services for which patients were billed at a particular hospital.  The charge does not include physicians' professional fees or patient personal costs.
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