TABLE 2

Variation in Adjusted Cost/Case Across Hospitals

OperationHospital-Specific Adjusted Cost/Case, $Max/Min75th/25thPa
Min25th PercentileMedian75th PercentileMax
ASD repair14 54829 40234 86641 628116 7448.01.4<.001
VSD repair31 72042 26849 49460 736107 7843.41.4<.0001
TOF repair22 72250 62264 93394 529215 6429.51.9<.0001
Fontan26 50446 40581 312105 844182 8906.92.3<.0001
BDG/Hemi-Fontan23 94955 27571 029124 718203 0338.52.3<.0001
CAVC repair38 28663 80788 718115 400216 0825.61.8<.0001
ASO56 711104 817129 221151 432308 7225.41.4<.0001
Truncus repair193 462207 181211 299217 221234 6861.21.1.17
Norwood99 983190 545238 959286 659376 5553.81.5<.0001
  • Adjusted costs calculated for each hospital; data displayed demonstrate the distribution of costs across hospitals.

  • a Bayesian probability; max versus min.