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Table 1 National costs for CHESS resource units

From: The cost of severe haemophilia in Europe: the CHESS study

Resource item Baseline unit price (EUR)
Francec Germanyd Italye Spainf UKg
Direct costs
Ambulatory care
 Haematologist visit (per visit) 25.99–45.99 20.88 27.32–23.17 65.69–113.54 124.71–228.57
 Nurse visit (per visit) 81.74 34.28–38.42 15.11 20.92–37.46 19.36
 Other specialist visit (per visit) 14.99–45.99 7.30–228.88 18.21–27.32 16.42–160 65.91–612.03
 Blood test (per test) 1.89–53.96 0.50–112.50 2.11–17.22 4.78–98.37 4.29–7.67
 Other test/examination (per test) 10.79–69.00 5.50–124.60 2.19–134.27 7.49–249.21 1.69–228.24
 Drug (per IU)a 0.72 0.85–2.08 0.62–1.23 0.39–0.90 0.44–0.84
Hospitalisation
 Target joint (per procedure) 28.81–534.40 12.02–1,719.43 33.48–1,032.91 169.75–2,156.33 1,161.93–8,397.52
 Bleed event: ward stay (per day) 290.85 514.29 265 708.71 562.88
 Bleed event: ICU stay (per day) 1,174.60 1,265 366 1,559.24 1,056.82
 Professional caregiver (per hour) 8.30 27.43 7.39 13.66 24.56
Indirect costsb
 Wage (patient/caregiver) (per hour) 24.64 27.15 17 16.35 27.75
 Petrol (per mile) 0.53 0.54 0.63 0.50 0.63
 Scheduled ambulance (per mile) 1.36 - - - -
  1. Note. Ranges presented where more than one price is possible; ICU: intensive care unit; IU: International Units
  2. aDrug costs sourced via Study Steering Committee liaison and correspondence with domestic drug providers
  3. bCosts for OTC medications, medical devices/aids, alternative therapies, and transfer payment entitlements provided directly by the respondent
  4. cSources: Ameli, sante.gouv, ViDAL.fr, Catalogue Commun des actes médicaux
  5. dSources: Kbv.de, meinpharmaversand.de, Einheitlicher Bewertungsmaßstab, rote-liste service
  6. eSources: AIFA, agenziafarmaco.gov
  7. fSources: Oblikue e-salud, Agencia espanola de medicamentos y productos sanitarios
  8. gSources: National Schedule of Reference Costs, Electronic Medicines Compendium