Cost Explanation

Cost Explanation

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Medicare Part A Infection Costs

Normal Infection Treatment Infection Cost: $92
Based on antibiotic cost of $40 and lab cost of $52
MDRO Antibiotic Treatment Infection Cost: $753
Based on IV antibiotics ($350), labs ($52), imaging ($170), IV supplies costs ($31), contact precautions and isolation ($150), does not include forfeited room revenue.

Non-Medicare Part A Infection Costs

Normal Infection Treatment Infection Cost: $0
Assumes antibiotic and lab costs are paid by insurance.
MDRO Antibiotic Treatment Infection Cost: $351
Based on IV antibiotics ($0), labs ($0), imaging ($170), IV supplies costs ($31), and contact precautions and isolation ($150). Does not include forfeited room revenue.

Other Estimates

Normal Infection Treatment Nurse Time: 1.69 hours
Estimated time to treat a normal infection (whole therapy):
Nursing hours on infections = (Infection Rate* Resident Days)/1000)*1.69
Based on Initial treatment set-up time + (Follow up administration time x Average number of course days)
0.5 hours + ( 0.17 hours * 7 days) = 1.69 hours

MDRO Antibiotic Treatment Infection Nurse Time
Estimated time to treat an MDRO: 5.35 hours
Based on Initial treatment set-up time + (Follow up administration time x Average number of course days)
2 hours + 0.67 hours * 5 days = 5.35 hours

Weighted Infection Cost: $158.13.
Based on a mix of 90% normal infections and 10% MDRO infections.

Tracked MDROs
CRE, CRP, CRAB, ESBL, MRSA, VRE, Candida Auris and C.diff

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