Price Information List :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Patient Price Information List

To comply with state law, Nationwide Children's Hospital is providing this price list stating our charges for:

  • Anesthesia
  • Room and Board
  • Emergency Department Services
  • Operating Room
  • Anesthesia
  • Recovery
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Radiology Services
  • Laboratory Services

The hospital's prices are the same for all patients, however actual billed amounts for a patient's visits may vary due to the combination of services provided to the individual patient at that particular visit. Please also note that the part of the bill that the patient needs to pay may vary depending on payment plans agreed to by your health insurers. If you do not have insurance or do not have enough insurance, please speak with our Customer Service staff to check whether you qualify for discounts (see link at the bottom of this page under the section titled "Hospital Billing Policies" for the Customer Service phone number and e-mail address).

 All prices shown are correct as of January 1, 2014.

Room and Board - Per Day Charges

Service       Charge
 
Routine Med/ Surg       $3,215.00
Med/Surg Constant       $3,979.00
Med/Surg Crisis       $5,457.00
Telemetry       $5,506.00
Telemetry Constant       $5,727.75
PICU       $6,523.00
CTICU       $8,226.25
NICU A       $5,575.00
NICU B       $4,838.00
NICU C       $4,088.00
BMT       $6,480.25
Observation       $2000.00

Labor and Delivery Charges

Nationwide Children's Hospital does not have a labor and delivery unit.

Service   Charge
Normal Delivery   N/A
Cesarean Section Delivery   N/A
Amniocentesis   N/A
Fetal Monitor per hour   N/A
Labor Room per hour   N/A

Emergency Department Charges

Emergency Department charges are based on the level of emergency care provided to our patients. Level 1 represents the most basic emergency care. Emergency room charges reflect the type of treatment room and equipment needed, the personnel resources, the intensity of care and the amount of time needed to provide treatment. The following charges do not include fees for drugs, supplies, added procedures (such as x-rays or lab tests), or other services that may be needed for a particular emergency treatment. They also do not include fees for Emergency Department doctors, who will bill separately for their services.

Service   Charge
Medical Screening Exam   $77.75
Visit Level 1   $136.00
Visit Level 2   $189.25
Visit Level 3   $359.50
Visit Level 4   $801.50
Visit Level 5   $1,590.25
Critical Care, 1 Hour   $3,309.75
Extended Critical Care, each additional 30 minutes   $384.75

Operating Room Charges

Operating Room charges are made up of an initial set-up charge, plus an added charge for each 15 minutes of time while the operation is being performed. The added 15-minute charges are based on the level of difficulty of the operation, with Level 1 being the most simple. The following charges do not include anesthesia or recovery room services, nor do they include doctors' fees for surgical or anesthesia services. Doctors who perform surgery and anesthesia services will each send a separate bill for their services.

Set Up Charge (First 15 Minutes) - $1,270.00

Service     Additional Charge
for Each 15 Minutes
OR, Each Additional 15 Minutes, Level 1     $360.50
OR, Each Additional 15 Minutes, Level 2     $566.50
OR, Each Additional 15 Minutes, Level 3     $1,062.00
OR, Each Additional 15 Minutes, Level 4     $1,645.00
OR, Each Additional 15 Minutes,Level 5 (Robotics)     $1,908.25

Anesthesia

Charges do not include physician charges. Learn more about the Anesthesiology Department at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Service   Charge
Anesthesia Gas, First 15 Minutes   $193.75
Each Additional 15 Minutes   $77.25
Anesthesia Gas, Flat Charge, Basic   $1,133.00
Anesthesia Gas, Flat Charge, Advanced   1,489.25
Anesthesia Gas, Flat Charge, Acute   3,192.50

Recovery

Charges do not include physician charges.

Service   Charge
Basic Recovery per Case   $753.50
Advanced Recovery per Case     $1,075.75
Acute Recovery per Case   $1,399.50

Physical Therapy Charges

The following charges reflect the most common services offered by our Physical Therapy department. Patients may have added charges, depending on the services performed. Learn more about the Physical Therapy Department at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Service   Charge
Evaluation, Brief   $168.25
Evaluation, Intermediate   $253.50
Evaluation, Extended   $337.50
Therapeutic Exercise per 15 Minutes   $72.00
Neuromuscular Re-Education per 15 Minutes   $72.00
Gait Training per 15 Minutes   $72.00
Aquatic Therapy per 15 Minutes   $78.50
Splint/ Cast Adjust per 15 Minutes   $72.00
Test and Measurement - 15 minutes   $112.25
Evaluation, Comprehensive   $422.75

Occupational Therapy Charges

The following charges reflect the most common services offered by our Occupational Therapy department. Patients may have added charges, depending on the services performed. Learn more about the Occupational Therapy Department at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Service   Charge
Evaluation, Brief   $168.25
Evaluation, Intermediate   $253.50
Evaluation, Extended   $337.50
Therapeutic Exercise per 15 Minutes   $72.00
Adl/ Adaptive Equipment Training per 15 Minutes   $72.00
Neuromuscular Re-Education per 15 Minutes   $72.00
Functional Training per 15 Minutes   $72.00
Splint/Cast Adjust per 15 Minutes   $72.00
Self Care/ Home Management Training per 15 Minutes   $72.00
Group Treatment, Extended   $180.25

Respiratory Therapy Charges

The following charges reflect the most common services offered by our Respiratory Therapy department. Patients may have added charges, depending on the services performed.

Service   Charge
Aerosol- Floor   $73.50
Postural Drainage   $96.50
Vest Percussion   $81.75
Aerosol- ER   $73.50
Meter Dose Inhaler   $30.00
Aerogen Per Treatment   $70.75
Cont Med Nebulizer, Additional Hour   $193.25
Conventional Vent, Subsequent Days   $1,084.75
Cough Assist/ per treatment   $145.25
CPAP, Subsequent Days   $833.25

X-Ray and Radiological Charges

The following charges reflect the hospital's 30 most common x-ray and radiological procedures. They do not include the doctor's fees for services performed by the Radiologist. You will receive a separate bill from the doctor for his or her fees.

Service   Charge
X-ray Portable Chest - Single   $411.75
X-ray Chest PA & Lat   $264.25
CT Scan Cranium w/o contrast   $890.00
X-ray Abdomen Single   $176.00
US Renal   $552.25
Acute Abdominal Series   $406.25
MRI Limited Brain w/o Contrast   $2,295.50
X-ray Hand   $148.00
CT Scan Abdomen & Pelvis w/Contrast   $3,862.00
X-ray Chest 1 View   $176.00
X-ray Forearm   $148.00
Change Gastrostomy Tube   $799.75
MRI Brain - Dual   $3,958.50
X-ray Foot   $148.00
X-ray Ankle   $176.00
US Abdomen   $573.50
X-ray Cerv Spine - 3 views or less   $221.75
Reposition Gastric Feeding Tube   $1,382.00
MRI Brain w/o contrast   $2,295.50
X-ray Knee   $148.00
US Abdomen Limited   $368.25
X-ray Fluoroscopy   $406.00
X-ray Abdomen - Multi View   $248.75
X-ray Fingers   $148.00
Port ABD Single   $411.75
X-Ray Tibia/ Fibula   $148.00
US Extremity Non Vascular Limited   $414.00
US Brain   $369.50
UGI, Single Contrast   $381.75
Swallowing Study   $570.75

Laboratory Charges

The following charges reflect the hospital's 30 most common laboratory procedures. They do not include the doctor's fees for services performed by a Pathologist. If a Pathologist performs services, you will receive a separate bill for his/her fees.

Service   Charge
Group A Strep RNA Genprobe   $60.00
Electrolytes   $70.00
Urine Culture   $61.50
Phosphorus   $43.00
Potassium   $17.50
Magnesium   $54.50
BUN   $40.00
Urinalysis, Complete   $26.75
CBC   $74.75
ALT   $43.00
Lead   $62.75
Glucose   $40.00
Direct Group A Strep   $87.00
Creatinine   $40.00
CBC with reflex differential   $89.50
Blood Gas   $113.75
Calcium   $40.00
Venipuncture   $12.75
WBC Differential   $31.00
Hemoglobin   $19.75
Lactate   $89.50
Urinalysis, Strip Only   $16.00
Ionized Calcium   $48.00
Hematocrit   $19.75
TSH   $83.00
Hepatic Function Panel   $274.75
Triglycerides   $43.00
Qualitative Urine HCG   $52.00
ESR   $39.00
FREE T4   $75.50

Hospital Billing Policies

For information about our billing policies and procedures, please visit our Billing FAQ.

Consumers can access a number of government and private web sites, which provide additional information on hospitals' charges and quality. For a complete listing of available online resources, please visit the Consumer's Guide to Quality Health Care in Ohio.

Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000