The total cost of care is the full cost of health care that is paid by both patients and health insurance companies. Using measurement methods endorsed by the National Quality Forum, the total cost of care reports on MNHealthScores.org allow you to compare all participating medical groups and see differences in cost.
Measuring total cost of care in three areas
- $492 average monthly cost overall for a patient (all patients)
- $576 average monthly cost for an adult patient (adults ages 18 to 64)
- $245 average monthly cost for a pediatric patient (children ages 1 to 17)
For overall cost, individual medical group results ranged from $386 to $977 per patient per month.