Table 2

Unadjusted Utilization and Expenditures of CBOC, VAMC and Crossover Patients in 2000–2001

Patients with at least one Visit or Admission

Number of visits or admissions Per Person Per Year

Expenditures Per Patient Per Year

CBOC

VAMC

Crossover

CBOC

VAMC

Crossover

CBOC

VAMC

Crossover


Outpatient

Primary Care

94%

93%

96%

3.3 (2.8)

3.6 (3.1)

5.0 (3.9)

$381 (438)

$509 (626)

$649 (720)

Specialty Care

48

72

75

2.1 (4.0)

4.9 (8.0)

4.9 (6.5)

413 (1706)

1013 (3568)

1077 (4098)

Mental Health

13

23

27

0.8 (4.9)

2.8 (14)

2.6 (12)

102 (665)

342 (1733)

302 (1363)

Pharmacy

90

90

95

--

--

--

684 (2009)

936 (2367)

1062 (2083)

Radiology

30

55

58

0.6 (1.2)

1.3 (1.9)

1.4 (2.0)

111 (717)

251 (524)

287 (556)

Laboratory

68

83

83

2.2 (2.9)

3.5 (4.6)

3.7 (4.3)

119 (332)

208 (410)

238 (3473)

Total Outpatient

97

97

99

23 (22)

36 (38)

40 (34)

2092 (3692)

3921 (6294)

4258 (7235)

Inpatient

5

13

15

0.1 (0.4)

0.2 (0.8)

0.2 (0.8)

656 (5120)

1867 (9306)

1964 (9042)

OVERALL

--

--

--

--

--

--

2748 (6936)

5788 (12351)

6222 (12701)

Sample Size

23,894

26,176

11,074

23,894

26,176

11,074

23,894

26,176

11,074


All outcomes are significantly different at a p-value < 0.0001;

Numbers in parentheses refer to Standard Deviations;

All analyses were adjusted for sampling weights.

Maciejewski et al. BMC Health Services Research 2007 7:56   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-7-56

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