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Table 3 Number of bills and medical costs per category

From: Analysis of medical services provided to patients with peripheral facial palsy in Korea: a descriptive, cross-sectional study of the health insurance review and assessment service national patient sample database

  Total WMa KMb
Case Cost Case Cost Case Cost
Nc %e Totald % Per cased Nc % Totald % Per cased Nc % Totald % Per cased
Total 62,586 1,894,107 30.3 10,588 740,607 69.9 51,998 1,177,452 22.6
Outpatient visits (consultations) 61,417 98.1 491,841 25.6 8.0 9548 90.2 119,028 16.1 12.5 51,869 99.8 372,813 31.7 7.2
Hospitalizations 550 0.9 247,027 12.9 449.1 360 3.4 130,765 17.7 363.2 190 0.4 116,263 9.9 611.9
Medication 7863 12.6 34,348 1.8 4.4 1054 10.0 22,232 3.0 21.1 6809 13.1 12,116 1.0 1.8
Injections 1495 2.4 27,906 1.5 18.7 1495 14.1 27,906 3.8 18.7
Anesthesia 433 0.7 13,636 0.7 31.5 433 4.1 13,636 1.8 31.5
Physiotherapy 4696 7.5 88,787 4.6 18.9 4696 44.4 88,787 12.0 18.9
Procedure/surgery 52,092 83.2 691,548 36.1 13.3 158 1.5 16,397 2.2 103.8 51,934 99.9 675,150 57.3 13.0
Examinations 2708 4.3 184,190 9.6 68.0 2434 23.0 183,081 24.7 75.2 274 0.5 1109 0.1 4.0
Radiographic Evaluations/interventions 624 1.0 11,422 0.6 18.3 624 5.9 11,422 1.5 18.3
  1. aWM: Number of bills and medical costs per category for Western care
  2. bKM: Number of bills and medical costs per category for Korean traditional medical care
  3. cN: Total/Western/Korean medical bills
  4. dThe cost of items determined to be eligible for reimbursement by the HIRA (Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service) out of the total treatment amount was indicated in the submitted insurance claim statement. It was converted to U.S. Dollars on October 12, 2018 (USD 1.00 = South Korean Won 1130)
  5. e%: N/total number of bills*100, percentage of bills containing the corresponding category