reference cost

reference cost

A benchmark for the tariff paid for by a particular group of healthcare services in the UK under the evolving Healthcare Resource Group system, being developed by the Department of Health as part of its Payment by Results arrangements.
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Karot is 2.03 times more than the reference cost for Dasu.
Karot has 2.03 times the reference cost for Dasu, Kohala 3.31 times, Azad Pattan 3.97 times, Suki Kinari 2.38 times and Mahl 2.50 times.
On behalf of distribution companies of ex-Wapda, the CPPA said the consumers need to be refunded Rs2.98 per unit for the fact that actual fuel cost in January amounted to Rs6.90 per unit because of lower fuel cost and favourable energy mix as against Rs9.87 per unit reference cost set by the regulator.
It further said that the actual cost was lower than the reference cost of Rs6.82/KWh, the central power purchasing agency proposed a negative fuel charge adjustment of Rs2.34 per KWh, which was to be added in August electricity bills.
If they were prepared to confirm that the reference cost her the job she might have a case for compensation if she can show that her personnel records warrant something better.
Since the reference cost is for CAV-AHUs an adjustment is made by adding the price difference ($8,300 each) for the four VAV-AHUs.
The current study did not address the cost of dengue treatment incurred by the hospital, but a local study reported tertiary care hospital cost (including nursing care, food, lab investigations, physician's time and other administrative costs) as Rs.458/patient/day.11 If this is taken as the reference cost, hospitalisation cost for all admitted patients comes to around Rs.56 million.
[35] NHS Reference Costs 2010-2011, "NHS trust and PCT combined reference cost schedules," 2012, http://wwwdh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/DH_131140.
We should reference cost when we discuss treatment options with patients.
He has been the finance lead for the Welsh Risk Pool and Welsh Health Legal Services for the past five years and is currently chairman of the All-Wales Reference Cost Group.
John Hutton,a health minister, said the results of the National Reference Cost Index (RCI) survey had been sent to local health managers, who would be expected to ``take action''.
Harry Herbert, managing director of the Royal Ascot Racing Club and a director of Newbury racecourse, said today: "Reference cost 30,000gns at the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale.