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Table 1 Unit charges assigned to each rehabilitation ‘type’ encountered

From: The effectiveness of inpatient rehabilitation after uncomplicated total hip arthroplasty: a propensity score matched cohort

Rehabilitation ‘type’ Unit charge Comments
Inpatient rehabilitation, per night $700 Based on 2015 private health insurance reimbursement figures. Note: The Australian Public Hospital Cost Report 2013 [46] cites $967.29 per night government. The figure used in this study was considered conservative.
Day Hospital, per visit $255.15 Based on The Australian Public Hospital Cost Report 2013 [46] (clinic code 40.12, pg 112).
Private physiotherapy clinic visit $74.90 Based on COMCARE 2015 [47] rates for a standard consultation or return visit. Same charge was applied regardless of group-based on one-to-one based care.
Domiciliary (hospital in the home) visit $87.10 COMCARE 2015 [47] rate for a standard visit was used.
Physiotherapy supervised hydrotherapy visit $74.90 Based on COMCARE 2015 [47] rates. Same charge was applied regardless of group-based or one-to-one based care.
  1. Key: All charges in Australian dollars