Overall Availability and Characteristics of Price Estimates | |
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Provided price estimate, n (%) | 30 (67) |

Same-day estimate, n (%) | 23 (51) |

Price estimate, $, mean (range) | |

Facility fee only (n = 21) | 6266 (1200–12 000) |

Facility and professional fees (n = 9) | 8071 (3733–15 360) |

Specific price estimate phone line inquiry (n = 9) | |

Provided price estimate, n (%) | 9 (100) |

Same-day estimate, n (%) | 8 (89) |

Price estimate, $, mean (range) | |

Facility fee only (n = 7) | 5344 (2622–6400) |

Facility and professional fees (n = 2) | 8332 (6823–9840) |

Call duration in minutes, mean (range) | 9 (3–15) |

General hospital phone line inquiry (n = 36) | |

Provided price estimate, n (%) | 21 (58) |

Same-day estimate, n (%) | 15 (42) |

Price estimate, $, mean (range) | |

Facility fee only (n = 14) | 6718 (1200–12 000) |

Facility and professional fees (n = 7) | 7996 (3733–15 360) |

Call duration in minutes, mean (range) | 8 (2–16) |

Online form inquiry (n = 4)^{a} | |

Provided price estimate, n (%) | 2 (50) |

Price estimates, $ | 4239 and 6823 |

Time to receipt of estimate in days | 1 and 3 |

↵a One online request form was excluded because it only applied to price estimates for international patients.