Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare recognizes the importance of patients’ access to information and is committed to helping patients better anticipate out-of-pocket costs for specific services or course of treatment. Stanford Health Care ValleyCare’s Charge Description Master, also known as CDM, contains the prices of all services, goods, and procedures for which a separate charge exists. Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare offers this list of charges for you to access.
Important note: The available list of charges on the CDM is not a true estimate of your out-of-pocket costs for services at Stanford Health Care - ValleyCare. Your out-of-pocket costs will depend upon actual services that you receive, Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare’s negotiated rates with your insurance plan and your insurance coverage. Your insurance coverage determines your co-payment, co-insurance percentage, and annual deductible. The CDM does not represent the negotiated rates (also often referred to as “contracted rates”) between Stanford Health Care ValleyCare and your insurance company. If the services which you receive are subject to co-insurance, the negotiated rate will be used to calculate that portion of your out-of-pocket cost.
To access the Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare list of charges on California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) website, type "ValleyCare" in the search box on the OSHPD Charge Masters page and click on the link "Charge Description Master." Prices are effective as of June 1st annually and are subject to change.
To view Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare’s average charge for Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG) reference the attached document.
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