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Medicaid Acronym of the Day – CCR

Cost to Charge Ratio – A ratio of the cost divided by the charges. Generally used with acute inpatient or outpatient hospital services.

The following CCRs can be calculated from the Hospital cost reports:
» Total Hospital (all payers, all patients)
» Hospital level
» Cost center specific
» Medicare specific
» Hospital level
» Cost center specific

Further reading

http://resdac.umn.edu/sites/resdac.umn.edu/files/Calculating%20Cost%20-%20Cost-to-Charge%20Ratios%20(Slides).pdf

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