Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 2 Costs associated with health service use

From: A cost effectiveness analysis of midwife psycho-education for fearful pregnant women – a health system perspective for the antenatal period

Health service use Unit Cost Source
Intervention costs $40.17 Based upon Queensland Health Midwife wages
GP Visits $36.30 Medicare Benefits Schedule, Item 23
Obstetrician visits $75.50 Medicare Benefits Schedule, Item 116
Midwife visits $40.17 Based upon Queensland Health Midwife wages
Nurse visits $40.17 Based upon Queensland Health Midwife wages
Ultrasounds $78.52 Medicare Benefits Schedule, average of items related to ultrasounds
Hospital Admissions (Antenatal) $1547.04 2013–14 National Efficient Price rates produced by the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, based on AR-DRG O66A, O66B
Emergency Department visits $570.70 2013–14 National Efficient Price rates produced by the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Triage Category 3 (Obstetric/Gynecology illness)