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Hospital Costs MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hospital Costs
Tree Number(s)
N03.219.151.400.687
N03.219.262.500
N05.300.375.500
Unique ID
D017721
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017721
Annotation
expenses incurred by hosp in providing services: do not confuse with HOSPITAL CHARGES, prices for services
Scope Note
The expenses incurred by a hospital in providing care. The hospital costs attributed to a particular patient care episode include the direct costs plus an appropriate proportion of the overhead for administration, personnel, building maintenance, equipment, etc. Hospital costs are one of the factors which determine HOSPITAL CHARGES (the price the hospital sets for its services).
Entry Version
HOSP COSTS
Entry Term(s)
Cost, Hospital
Costs, Hospital
Previous Indexing
Costs and Cost Analysis (1966-1993)
Economics, Hospital (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/12/28
Revision Date
2019/05/24
Hospital Costs Preferred
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