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Estimating hourly anaesthetic and surgical reimbursement from private medical insurers' benefit maxima: implications for pricing services and for incentives.

Abstract:

While some speculation surrounds annual private practice incomes of anaesthetists, little is known of the hours of work needed to generate any presumed income (the hourly rate). The benefit maxima of five private medical insurers are published in fee schedules and data on the duration of common operations are now also known. In this study we combined these to generate estimates for hourly rates of reimbursement across 78 common operations in eight surgical subspecialties, for anaesthetists an...

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Journal:
Anaesthesia
Volume:
65
Issue:
4
Pages:
396-408
Publication date:
2010-04-05
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EISSN:
1365-2044
ISSN:
0003-2409
URN:
uuid:a73b82ba-e580-4789-8d91-76cd2c759843
Source identifiers:
219210
Local pid:
pubs:219210

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