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    Hospital Anesthesia Average Costs

    Sutter Health provides the following average cost of the hospital technical component of anesthesia services per surgery based on anesthesia department cost data reported to CMS in Sutter’s Medicare cost reports for the year 2012 and operating room surgery utilization data in the work papers in those reports. These costs do not include the anesthesiologist’s fees, which are billed separately by the anesthesiologist.

    Costs per Location



    Cost of Anesthesia Per Surgery by Location
    Sutter Hospital Average Anesthesia
    Cost per Surgery
    Alta Bates Summit Medical Center (Berkeley)$114
    California Pacific Medical Center (San Francisco) $218
    Eden Medical Center (Castro Valley)$207
    Memorial Medical Center (Modesto)$78
    Memorial Hospital (Los Banos)$135
    Menlo Park Surgical Hospital (Menlo Park)$111
    Mills-Peninsula Health Services (Burlingame)$187
    Novato Community Hospital (Novato)$260
    Sutter Amador Hospital (Jackson)$165
    Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital (Auburn)$66
    Sutter Coast Hospital (Crescent City)$45
    Sutter Davis Hospital (Davis) $50
    Sutter Delta Medical Center (Antioch)$213
    Sutter Lakeside Hospital and Center for Health (Lakeport) $101
    Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center of Santa Cruz$148
    Sutter Medical Center (Sacramento)$207
    Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa $186
    Sutter Roseville Hospital (Roseville)$102
    Sutter Solano Medical Center (Vallejo)$70
    Sutter Tracy Community Hospital (Tracy)$68
    Marin General Hospital$286

    *The averages for Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Memorial Hospital Los Banos, Mills Peninsula, Menlo Park, Santa Cruz Maternity & Surgery Center, Sutter Amador Hospital, Sutter Medical Center Santa Rosa, St Luke’s Hospital, and Marin General are estimated based on internal records, rather than anesthesia cost data reported in the Medicare cost reports. San Leandro Hospital is combined with Eden Medical Center for 9 months of 2012.

    Anesthesia Gases Acquisition Costs for the average patient receiving general anesthesia in the operating room:
    Sevoflurane $19.85
    Desflurane $24.72
    Isoflurane $3.24