Outpatient Gallbladder Removal - Laparoscopic (ICD9 51.23)
Age 18 Years and Over
  Average Total Charges, Utah: 2006
Facility Outpatients Average Charge  
 Utah Overall 5,923 $6,258
Alta View Hospital 240 $4,160
American Fork Hospital 293 $4,689
Ashley Regional Medical Center 65 $10,280
Bear River Valley Hospital 28 $6,566
Brigham City Community Hospital 91 $7,332
Cache Valley Specialty Hospital 27 $5,999
Castleview Hospital 101 $8,867
Central Valley Medical Center-CAH 5 $5,839
Cottonwood Hospital 655 $4,125
Davis Hospital & Medical Center 211 $8,245
Delta Community Medical Center-CAH <5 $5,306
Dixie Regional Medical Center 250 $5,617
Garfield Memorial Hospital 5 $2,841
Gunnison Valley Hospital-CAH 64 $5,284
Heber Valley Medical Center-CAH 24 $7,764
Jordan Valley Hospital 158 $11,747
Lakeview Hospital 148 $7,393
LDS Hospital 590 $5,165
Logan Regional Hospital 161 $4,697
McKay-Dee Hospital 644 $5,866
Mountain View Hospital 106 $6,479
Mountain West Medical Center 57 $11,976
Ogden Regional Medical Center 166 $9,432
Pioneer Valley Hospital 86 $9,495
Salt Lake Regional Medical Center 78 $9,533
San Juan Hospital 8 $9,254
Sanpete Valley Hospital-CAH 61 $5,771
Sevier Valley Hospital 53 $7,671
St. Mark's Hospital 424 $6,927
St. Mark's Outpatient Surgical Center 36 $4,973
Timpanogos Regional Hospital 108 $8,586
Uintah Basin Medical Center 49 $6,269
University Health Care 165 $6,334
Utah Surgical Center 54 $6,337
Utah Valley Regional Medical Center 538 $6,015
Valley View Medical Center 172 $5,005
 
336 additional outpatients had laparoscopic gallbladder removals at freestanding ambulatory surgery centers.  95 additional outpatients were coded as having open gallbladder removals.  These 431 outpatients are not included in this table.  
Table Legend State average hospital length of stay
< 5 = 1 to 4 patients   Most outpatients stay less than 24 hours.
    A few may stay longer for observation.
View Data Limitations.
Level of Illness: Not available for outpatients.  Most outpatients probably have relatively simple gallbladder problems and straightforward laparoscopic gallbladder removals.   
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.