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Table 3 Terrestrial rabies costs by payer and county, NYS fiscal years 1999–2000 to 2001–2002

From: Potential cost savings with terrestrial rabies control

County Number of persons treated, specimens submitted, or animals vaccinated State Cost Third Party Cost Donations County Cost Average Cost*
Post exposure prophylaxis
A 126 $53,303.38 $30,762.49 - $5,735.18 $712.71
B 7 $723.21 $7,138.50 - $0.00 $1,123.10
C 133 $23,723.80 $27,496.34 - $7,327.49 $440.21
D 78 $36,590.63 $97,744.21 - $12,692.44 $1,884.97
E 313 $193,128.73 $100,098.44 - $21,808.87 $1,006.50
All counties 657 $307,469.75 $263,239.98 - $47,563.98 $941.06
Specimen Submission
A 2 $74.00 - - $0.00 $37.00
B 114 $1,579.25 - - $52.70 $14.32
C 321 $9,569.26 - - $831.90 $32.40
D 503 $10,734.02 - - $0.00 $21.34
E 1078 $42,639.89 - - $5,156.42 $44.34
All counties 2,018 $64,596.42 - - $6,041.02 $35.00
Vaccine Clinics
A 4140 $6,501.74 - $19,685.00 $0.00 $6.27
B 3309 $9,832.54 - $10,638.29 $0.00 $6.19
C 9915 $3,213.75 - $0.00 $23.75 $0.33
D 8741 $13,614.08 - $32,435.29 $589.78 $5.12
E 80 $1,200.00 - $0.00 $0.00 $15.00
All counties 26,185 $34,362.11 - $62,758.58 $613.53 $3.65
All Categories
A - $59,879.12 $30,762.49 $19,685.00 $5,735.18 -
B - $12,135.00 $7,138.50 $10,638.29 $52.70 -
C - $36,506.81 $27,496.34 $0.00 $8,183.14 -
D - $60,938.73 $97,744.21 $32,435.29 $13,282.22 -
E - $236,968.62 $100,098.44 $0.00 $26,965.29 -
All counties - $406,428.28 $263,239.98 $62,758.58 $54,218.53 -
  1. * Average cost = (cost/n)