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4390.0 - Private Hospitals, Australia, 2010-11 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 07/09/2012   
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INCOME

Free-standing day hospital facilities received $812 million in income during 2010-11, an 8.8% increase from 2009-10. Free-standing day hospitals received 94.9% of their total revenue as patient revenue in 2010-11, down from 96.4% in 2009-10.

The average income per Free-standing day hospital in 2010-11 was $2.586 million. This varied from $1,584 million per Plastic and cosmetic surgery establishment to $3,406 million per Ophthalmic surgery hospital.

The proportion of total income received as patient income varied from 93.1% of all income in Specialist Endoscopy centres to 97.4% of all income in Plastic and cosmetic surgery institutions.

Table 3.6 PRIVATE FREE-STANDING DAY HOSPITALS, Income—Type of centre(a) —2010-11
Specialist EndoscopyOphthalmic surgeryPlastic and cosmetic surgeryGynaecology, Fertility treatment and Family Planning
Other(b)
Total(c)

Income ($'000)
Patient income(d)
150 907
184 366
53 995
73 673
307 460
770 401
Recoveries
4 819
1 943
852
np
np
12 211
Other (e)
6 374
4 424
605
np
np
29 239
Total (f)
162 100
190 733
55 452
77 341
326 225
811 851
Patient income as a proportion of total income (%)
93.1
96.7
97.4
95.3
94.2
94.9

np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated

(a) See Explanatory Note 24 for further information on categories.
(b) Including Dental Oral Maxillofacial surgery, Dialysis, Oncology, General surgery, sleep disorders clinic and other types of centre.
(c) Figures have been rounded and discrepancies may occur between totals and the sums of the component items.
(d) Includes income received by, and due to, the hospital in respect of patient liability for accommodation and other fees. See Glossary for further information.
(e) Include income from workers compensation payments, motor vehicle third party claims.
(f) Including investment income, income from charities, bequests, visitors' meals, and accommodation and kiosk sales.


The largest increases in total income in 2010-11 occurred in Western Australia (12.6%), and the three smallest states and territories (12.1%), while the smallest increase occurred in Queensland (0.7%). Income per hospital ranged from $2.058 million in Victoria to $3.061 million in Queensland, while patient income as a proportion of total income ranged from 91.3% in Victoria to 99.3% in Western Australia.


Table 3.7 PRIVATE FREE-STANDING DAY HOSPITALS, Income—States and territories —2010-11
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas., NT & ACT(a)
Aus.

Income ($'000)
Patient income(b)
260 903
165 460
155 751
59 277
93 649
35 361
770 401
Recoveries
4 316
3 297
np
np
137
152
12 211
Other (c)
8 688
12 413
np
np
567
382
29 239
Total (d)
273 907
181 170
162 249
64 277
94 353
35 895
811 851
Patient income as a proportion of total income (%)
95.3
91.3
96.0
92.2
99.3
98.5
94.9

np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated

(a) Tasmania, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory have been aggregated to protect the confidentiality of the small number of hospitals in these states/territories.
(b) Includes income received by, and due to, the hospital in respect of patient liability for accommodation and other fees. See Glossary for further information.
(c) Including investment income, income from charities, bequests, visitors' meals, and accommodation and kiosk sales.
(d) Figures have been rounded and discrepancies may occur between totals and the sums of the component items.


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