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Table 2 Base-case payment per red blood cell transfusion episode

From: Outpatient red blood cell transfusion payments among patients on chronic dialysis

Payments and Events All patientsa(N= 3,283); All episodes (N = 7,049) Min Max
Mean SD Median 25th percentile 75th percentile
Average payment per episode
All payers
Transfusion screening/monitoring $193 $616 $34 $0 $189 $0 $22,673
Blood acquisition and administration $615 $1,237 $289 $11 $801 $0 $30,962
Transfusion complications $75 $1,317 $0 $0 $0 $0 $61,059
TOTAL screening, transfusion and complication payments $854 $2,060 $427 $53 $1,065 $0 $74,452
Number of services per episode
Transfusion screening/monitoring 2.87 2.93 2.00 0.09 5.00 0.00 20.00
Blood acquisition and administration 2.04 1.26 2.00 1.00 3.00 1.00 12.83
  1. aPatients with ≥ 1 outpatient red blood cell transfusion.
  2. SD, standard deviation.