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Table 4 Costs of tracking from the pilot project ‘newborn auditory screening

From: The cost-effectiveness of tracking newborns with bilateral hearing impairment in Bavaria: a decision-analytic model

Personnel expenses
Nurse (0.75 position; tariff part: E8) €33,876
Epidemiologist (0.5 position; tariff part: E14) €31,759
Personnel expenses total €65,635
Non-personnel expenses
Printing costs (flyer, data sheets) €1,500
Stamped addressed envelopes for hospitals and doctors’ offices (50 per week) €1,590
Telephone/fax (40 per working day) €1,000
Room €4,200
Two desktop PCs €3,000
One telephone (nationwide connection) €100
Letters (eight per working day) €1,000
Non-personnel expenses total €12,390
Total costs €78,025