56 ASC benchmarks to know on regional operating expenses per case

Here are 56 benchmarks on ASC operating expenses per case from VMG Health's 2018 Multi-Specialty ASC Benchmarking Study.

The study is based on 2016 and 2017 data from over 275 centers, encompassing a surgical case volume of over 1.3 million.

Employee salaries and wages
1. All facilities: $415,000
2. Atlantic: $361,000
3. Midwest: $393,000
4. Mountain: $469,000
5. Northeast: $408,000
6. Pacific: $514,000
7. South: $407,000

Taxes and benefits
8. All facilities: $98,000
9. Atlantic: $90,000
10. Midwest: $89,000
11. Mountain: $108,000
12. Northeast: $94,000
13. Pacific: $110,000
14. South: $93,000

Occupancy costs
15. All facilities: $122,000
16. Atlantic: $106,000
17. Midwest: $110,000
18. Mountain: $139,000
19. Northeast: $118,000
20. Pacific: $141,000
21. South: $124,000

Drugs and medical supplies
22. All facilities: $464,000
23. Atlantic: $377,000
24. Midwest: $525,000
25. Mountain: $495,000
26. Northeast: $436,00
27. Pacific: $539,000
28. South: $502,000

Other medical costs
29. All facilities: $8,000
30. Atlantic: $8,000
31. Midwest: $16,000
32. Mountain: $8,000
33. Northeast: $14,000
34. Pacific: $10,000
35. South: $8,000

Insurance
36. All facilities: $12,000
37. Atlantic: $13,000
38. Midwest: $14,000
39. Mountain: $10,000
40. Northeast: $12,000
41. Pacific: $13,000
42. South: $12,000

General and administrative
43. All facilities: $314,000
44. Atlantic: $283,000
45. Midwest: $385,000
46. Mountain: $319,000
47. Northeast: $305,000
48. Pacific: $279,000
49. South: $348,000

Total operating expense
50. All facilities: $1,489,000
51. Atlantic: $1,261,000
52. Midwest: $1,527,000
53. Mountain: $1,597,000
54. Northeast: $1,430,000
55. Pacific: $1,635,000
56. South: $1,503,000

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