NLM Logo

Hospital Charges MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hospital Charges
Tree Number(s)
N03.219.262.300
N03.219.442.613
Unique ID
D017722
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017722
Annotation
prices for services: do not confuse with HOSPITAL COSTS, expenses incurred by hosp in providing services
Scope Note
The prices a hospital sets for its services. HOSPITAL COSTS (the direct and indirect expenses incurred by the hospital in providing the services) are one factor in the determination of hospital charges. Other factors may include, for example, profits, competition, and the necessity of recouping the costs of uncompensated care.
Entry Version
HOSP CHARGES
Entry Term(s)
Charge, Hospital
Charges, Hospital
Hospital Charge
Previous Indexing
Economics, Hospital (1967-1993)
Fees and Charges (1967-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/12/28
Revision Date
2019/05/24
Hospital Charges Preferred
page delivered in 0.153s