Knee Joint Replacement (APR-DRG 302)
  Average Hospital Charges, 2004
  Level of Illness  
  Minor/Moderate Major/Extreme  
Hospital  Patients Average Charge Patients Average Charge  
Utah Overall 4,804 $24,250 251 $32,569
Alta View Hospital 126 $23,136 11 $25,876
American Fork Hospital 86 $20,364 <5 $23,861
Ashley Valley Hospital 7 $28,114 0 $0
Brigham City Community 28 $17,752 <5 $22,408
Cache Valley Specialty 180 $27,441 7 $32,222
Castleview Hospital 26 $25,792 <5 $37,953
Cottonwood Hospital 168 $22,575 10 $29,243
Davis Hospital 82 $32,947 <5 $46,418
Dixie Regional Medical Center 478 $21,258 16 $36,393
Heber Valley Hospital 79 $21,443 0 $0
Jordan Valley Hospital 32 $32,745 <5 $45,651
LDS Hospital 469 $26,757 30 $38,882
Lakeview Hospital 214 $18,590 <5 $36,639
Logan Regional Medical Center 118 $24,955 7 $31,344
McKay-Dee Hospital 355 $25,974 9 $38,153
Mountain View Hospital 127 $21,959 5 $29,260
Mountain West Hospital 10 $32,090 <5 $37,743
Ogden Regional Medical Center 83 $25,001 <5 $24,818
Orthopedic Specialty Hospital 490 $24,017 38 $26,158
Pioneer Valley Hospital 70 $32,207 8 $34,356
Primary Children's Hospital <5 $44,365 <5 $50,730
Salt Lake Regional Medical Center 17 $33,182 0 $0
St. Mark's Hospital 465 $27,053 12 $42,886
Timpanogos Regional Medical Center 120 $26,929 17 $32,695
Uintah Basin Hospital 30 $21,807 <5 $23,407
University of Utah Health Care 326 $24,211 15 $39,192
Utah Valley Regional Medical Center 411 $22,215 39 $27,316
Valley View Hospital 126 $17,252 <5 $22,254
Veterans Admininistration 79 Not available 5 Not available
Table Legend State average hospital length of stay
< 5 = 1 to 4 patients Minor/Moderate is 3.4 days
  Major/Extreme is 5.7 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 knee 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.