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Standard Hospital Charges & Cost Estimates

notice to patients

The federal government requires each hospital to post on its website a list of its standard charges for each inpatient and outpatient service and item provided by the hospital. The list is available in a machine-readable format.

See ThedaCare Standard Hospital Charges By Location

Average Hospital Charges per DRG

Medicare and some insurance companies use diagnosis-related groups, or DRGs, to assess hospital-related costs based on condition. We also provide a list of average charges billed per DRG at all our hospitals.

Price Transparency Machine Readable Files

Below is a comprehensive list of items and services with associated standard charges, service packages and rates in a machine-readable format.

Last updated: 1/1/24

The files above do not contain any information about out of pocket cost for treatment. The information listed is formulated from our accounting system using methodologies to extract and populate the required data sets per federal requirements. We recommend the guest estimator tool be utilized to generate an estimate.

Patient Payment Options

For information that would help you estimate the cost of your care or the amount you might owe for your care, please contact our patient financial services staff at (800) 236-4102. You can find information about our Financial Assistance Policies here

Cost Estimator Tool

Use the Cost Estimate tool for a price estimate on over 300 services with standard prices to better understand healthcare services and cost of care. Search procedures and services here

We’re here to help you with any questions related to your pricing estimate or the use of the price estimate tool. Contact us by: 

  • Sending a message from your MyThedaCare account (if you do not have a MyThedaCare account, please contact us through one of the below options)
  • Emailing us at 
  • Calling our customer support staff at 1-800-236-4102

Please allow up to 3 business days for all pricing estimate requests.

Additional Pricing Resource

To help our patients better understand healthcare services, the cost of their care and to comparison shop between hospitals, additional information is available at

Retail Pharmacy Pricing Resource

To help our patients better understand retail pharmacy pricing, additional information is available here.


COVID Testing & Treatment Update

The government funding to cover out-of-pocket costs for uninsured and underinsured patients is no longer available.  Effective 9/1/22, COVID testing and treatment will be billed to uninsured patients, which is similar for any other service. 

  • Uninsured patients receive an uninsured discount that is intended to be comparable to the discount they would receive if they have insurance. 
  • Charges will be submitted to insurance for insured patients.  The patient will receive a bill in accordance with their insurance benefits (i.e. copay, deductible). 
  • All patients (uninsured and insured) have access to our Caring Hearts Financial Assistance program, if they meet the qualifications.