Table 2: IV visit costs per patient per visit (PPPV) and per patient per month (PPPM) by cost categories.

No. of visits
 PPPV13,583
 PPPM6,025
Costs PPPV ($)1Costs PPPM ($)1
Cost categorySum ($)2%MedianMeanStd. dev.1st quartile3rd quartileMedianMeanStd. dev.1st quartile3rd quartile

Total32,970,401100.0%1,532.112,427.332,674.95720.503,187.804,310.205,467.61133.012,065.647,430.99
IV administration5,425,30516.5%342.01399.42291.78226.62513.84678.54899.5724.91395.941,130.75
 Chemotherapy administration4,044,09474.5%253.53297.73227.91163.67379.00489.72670.5019.34282.65832.90
 Hydration administration75,2441.4%0.005.5423.550.000.000.0012.451.260.002.55
 Therapeutic, diagnostic, prophylactic admin.1,305,96724.1%77.4096.15100.6331.94130.82156.15216.617.1272.72276.57
IV drug (for mSTS)19,693,31759.7%537.771,449.852,175.3198.591,828.552,236.073,268.45102.50427.214,703.56
Other visit-related services7,851,77823.8%190.55578.061,178.0042.31483.00725.441,299.6051.60294.021,573.49
 Miscellaneous administration112,6061.4%0.008.2972.830.000.000.0018.681.520.0015.69
 Supplies/equipment14,5370.2%0.001.0713.760.000.000.002.390.570.000.00
 Office visit/evaluation and mgmt. services168,3912.1%0.0012.4041.770.000.000.0027.902.000.004.18
 Other IV drugs/specially admin. oral drugs7,556,24496.2%185.76556.301,167.7717.25468.02688.651,250.6351.33241.481,498.94
  Antihypercalcemic agents407,3955.4%0.0029.99260.400.000.000.0067.627.250.000.00
  Colony-stimulating factor2,175,92728.8%0.00160.19699.580.000.000.00358.6627.140.0058.14
  Antiemetic2,317,72930.7%95.85170.63220.460.71254.66291.67384.2211.3254.81556.62
  Use for IV infusion90,0361.2%0.006.6315.560.002.720.2114.941.250.005.39
  Corticosteroid for hypersensitivity53,6930.7%1.093.9516.740.002.332.678.910.910.986.32
  Used to clear (flush) IV lines or catheters6,5150.1%0.000.485.490.000.000.001.080.390.000.00
  H2 antagonists for hypersensitivity3,5330.0%0.000.262.540.000.000.000.590.080.000.00
  For anemia4,9870.1%0.000.377.790.000.000.000.830.230.000.00
  Anticancer agent monoclonal antibody1,143,29515.1%0.0084.17713.080.000.000.00189.7632.300.000.00
  Anticancer agent chemotherapy674,4208.9%0.0049.65319.960.000.000.00111.4321.300.000.00
  Misc. other drugs678,7149.0%0.0049.97358.510.001.341.93112.5910.550.0026.98

1: Treatment costs derived from the contracted allowed payment for a claim.
2: Sum over all visits/months and patients.