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Table 1 Cost Savings if 50 % of Referred Patients Completed MOB

From: Savings in acute care costs if all older adults treated for fall-related injuries completed matter of balance

1-Year Savings if All Fall Injured Older Adults were Referred to MOB and 50 % Participated CONDITION
NO MOB 100 % Referral/ 50 % Adherence
50 % WO/MOB 50 % W/MOB
N = 100 N = 50 N = 50
Return 1 Year 18 9 7 ([1-.22] × 9)
Discharged from ED 12 6 4.7
Admitted 6 3 2.3
ED Costs @ $2823 $33876 $16938 $13268
(12 × $2823) (9 × 2823) (4.7 × 2823)
Hosp. Costs @ $25465 $152790 $76395 $58570
(6 × $25465) (3 × $25465 (7 × .33 × $25465)
Sub Total $186666 $93333 $71838
Cost of MOB $0 $0 $8800 (176 × 50)
    $80638
Total $186666 $173971 ($93333 + $80638)
Net Savings $12695 ($186666 - $173971)
Savings Scaled to state $5.58 Million ([43931/100] × $12695)
ROI 144 % ([12695/8800] × 100)