Rice Medical Center Typical Charges
The prices listed below are current for March 1, 2019 but are subject to change. Some prices listed are average prices for select services.

If you would like an estimate for a service not listed below, please call 979-234-5571.

What is included in these prices?
Prices include Rice Medical Center's equipment and staff.

What is not included in these prices?
Prices do not include physician/provider professional fees such as anesthesiologist, pathologist, or radiologist.

Will my final costs be different than what is listed here?
The amount you may owe can vary due to different circumstances. These may include:

>>Additional testing, medications, services or procedures ordered.

>>The procedure planned may not be the procedure performed based on your physician's assessment.

>>If you have insurance, your insurance company will determine the final amount you have to pay due to your deductibles, coinsurance or out of pocket limits.

Hospital Typical Charges
"Our Family Caring for Yours"
Daily Room and Board
Medical Private Room
Medical Semi-Private Room
Swing Bed

***Emergency Room Levels***
ER Level I
ER Level II
ER Level III
ER Level IV
ER Level V
ER Physician Pro Fee

Clinic Family Practice Provider
New Patient - Avg Level
Established Patient -Avg Level

Laboratory Tests
Comprehensive Metabolic Panel
Complete Blood Count
Troponin, Quan
Red Blood Cells
Thyroid Stim Hormone
Autom Urinalysis WO
Metabolic Panel Total
Lipid Panel
Influenza DNA
B-Natriuretic Pedtide
CPK - MB Fraction
Transfusion Blood
Prothrombin Time - PT
Urine Culture
CPK Total
Glucose; BLD by Monitor
Aerob Bacterial Blood Culture
Glycosylated HGB
Microbe Susceptible MIC
Compl Autom CBC
Compatibility Test Antiglob
Tissue Exam by Pathologist
25 OH VIT D-3

Radiology Tests
X-ray chest - 2 view
X-ray abdomen - 2 view
X-ray chest - 1 view
Bilateral Screening Mammogram
EKG 12 Lead
Ultrasound Abdomen Complete
Ultrasound Renal
Ultrasound Carotid Dup
Bilaterial Lower Ext
Echo Exam with Doppler
Non-OB Transvag Ultrasound
CT Head/Brain WO Contrast
CT ABD/Pelvis W/WO Contrast
CT Spine WO Contrast
CT Chest PE Protocal
CT Facial WO Contrast
CT ABD/Pelvis W Contrast
CT Chest WO Contrast
CT Chest W Contrast
MRI Head W/O Cirle of Willis
MRI Lumbar Spine WO Contrast
MRI Low Extremeties WO Contrast
MRI C-Spine WO Contrast
MRI Brain W&WO Contrast

Common Procedures/Visits
Fast Track Level 1
Fast Track Level 2
Fast Track Level 3
Fast Track Level 4
Skin graft
Wound Care
Surgical room minutes
Physical Therapy visit
Respiratory Therapy
Respiratory Therapy - CPAP
Group psychotherapy
Psychiatric diagnostic eval
Per Day Charge

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Average Charge

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This hospital determines its standard charges for patient services with the use of a chargemaster or similar system, which is a list of charges for the components of patient care that go into every patient's bill. These are the baseline rates for services provided at this hospital.

The chargemaster is similar in concept to the manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) on a vehicle. It is the starting price of each service performed and goods consumed associated with the individual patient's treatment. The chargemaster rates are updated from time to time to accurately reflect the hospital's expenses to operate.

Standard charges shown above do not necessarily reflect what a patient may pay. Government insurance plans such as Medicare and Medicaid do not pay the chargemaster rates, but rather have their own set rates which hospitals are obligated to accept. Commercial insurance payments are based on contract negotiations with managed care payors and may or may not reflect the standard charges. Patients without commercial insurance or not covered by a government health care plan should contact the hospital prior to a procedure to discuss charges, alternative pricing, and payment terms.

***All our physician professional fees that are billed by the hospital are in the same network as the hospital facility. Therefore, there should not be any out of network issues as long as the hospital has the contract.***
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