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Table 2 Summary statistics for fertility treatments, Medicare Australia data, 2007-2011

From: A reduction in public funding for fertility treatment - an econometric analysis of access to treatment and savings to government

  2007 Q1 to 2009 Q4 2010 Q1 to 2011Q2
Pre EMSNCap Post EMSNCap
Fresh Cycles Obs Mean SD Min Max Obs Mean SD Min Max
No of Patients 84 1166 265 781 2130 35 1117 237 750 1831
Number of Cycles 84 1249 278 810 2241 35 1137 237 751 1856
Average provider fees 84 7393 475 6182 8187 42 7664 172 7355 8014
Average Medicare benefits 84 5333 548 4101 6244 42 5016 189 4744 5421
Average out-of- pockets 84 2059 188 1671 2551 42 2648 82 2525 2909
Frozen Cycles Obs Mean SD Min Max Obs Mean SD Min Max
No of Patients 84 594 147 337 1074 35 654 140 428 1040
Number of Services 84 696 178 383 1248 35 772 171 496 1255
Average Fees 84 2097 106 1827 2373 42 2367 89 2208 2731
Average Benefits 84 1447 153 1121 1756 42 1323 71 1210 1427
Average OOP 84 650 94 483 858 42 1044 95 935 1317
IUI Cycles Obs Mean SD Min Max Obs Mean SD Min Max
No of Patients 84 264 155 84 674 35 265 136 119 641
Number of Services 84 394 229 127 1015 35 370 193 158 923
Average Fees 84 1381 159 1102 1786 42 1195 66 1064 1386
Average Benefits 84 1007 151 731 1372 42 542 21 505 580
Average OOP 84 374 59 292 547 42 653 62 546 849
  1. All dollar figures in constant 2010 Australian dollars. Cycle costs do not include pharmaceuticals and hormones. OOP denotes patient out-of-pocket expenses.