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Source Description: (Caption title) Tariff of Fees
Rowan County Medical Society
Call number Cb610 R87t1 (North Carolina Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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TARIFF OF FEES.
For one Day Visit in Town, or until 9 o'clock, P.M. . . . . $1 00
For Attendance on a patient in Town, two visits being paid within said time per day, . . . . $1 50
For Attendance when more visits are necessary or required, . . . . $2 00 to $3
For Night Visits, the call made after 9 o'clock, . . . . $2 00
For Visits in the country, 3 miles and under, . . . . $1 50
For Visits in the country over this distance, per mile, . . . . $ 50
For Visits in the country at night, per mile, . . . . $1 00
For Ordinary Consultations, . . . . $5 00
For Detention with Patient all night, except in obtetrical cases, . . . . $5 00
For Detention day and night, . . . . $10 00
For Call visit in country, visit and prescription first time, Second visit to be charged from office. . . . . $1 50
In case of several patients at the same house, charge visit for one, and for each of the others . . . . $ 50
For verbal prescription without medicine, . . . . $1 00
For verbal prescription with medicine (and as much more as the price of the medicines may render necessary.) . . . . $1 00
For Written prescription without medicine, when desired by the patient, . . . . $1 00
For written prescription with medicine (and as much more as the cost of medicines may render necessary.) . . . . $1 50
For written opinion involving a question of Law, . . . . $2 00 to $5
For Stethescopic Examination, . . . . $1 00 to $5
For Examination and certificate for persons applying for Life Insurance, . . . . $2 00
For Post Mortem Examination in cases of legal investigations, . . . . $20 00 to $50
For Post Mortem Examination made at the request of family or friends, . . . . $5 00 to $15
For Attendance of simple natural cases of labor, . . . . $10 00 to $20
For Attendance on complicated, protracted, or instrumental labor, or in the case of Twins, Triplets, &c., . . . . $20 00 to $100
For Attendance on cases of Abortion, exclusive of visits, . . . . $5 00 to $10
For delivery of retained placenta, exclusive of visit, . . . . $10 00 to $20
For Venesection, exclusive of visits or advice, . . . . $ 50
For Bleeding on Jugular vein or Artereotomy, . . . . $2 00 to $5
For Cupping, exclusive of visit or advice, . . . . $ 50 to $1
For Introduction of Seton, or forming an issue, . . . . $1 00
For Pumping Stomach, . . . . $10 00
For Dressing recent wounds, depending on extent, . . . . $1 00 to $5
For Each subsequent dressing, . . . . $1 00
For Opening Abcess or exploring Tumour, . . . . $1 00
For Vaccination of single person, . . . . $1 00
For do. each one thereafter in the same family, . . . . $ 50
For Extract Teeth, patient at office, . . . . $ 50
For Extract Teeth, at residence, visit additional.
For Lancing Gums, . . . . $ 50
For Plugging Posterior Nares, . . . . $2 00 to $5
For Application of Truss, . . . . $1 00 to $5
For Reduction of Prolapsus Ani, . . . . $5 00 to $20
For Examination per Vaginum or Anum, . . . . $2 00 to $5
For Introduction of Pessary, . . . . $2 00 to $5
For Introduction of Bougie to explore Urethra, . . . . $1 00
For Introduction of Catheter into Bladder, first time, . . . . $1 00 to $5
For each subsequent time, . . . . $ 50
For Cauterization of Urethra, . . . . $5 00 to $20
For treating stricture of Urethra by dilitation, . . . . $5 00 to $30
For treating stricture by operation, . . . . $20 00 to $50
For Operation of sounding Bladder, . . . . $5 00 to $30
For Treating Syphilis, . . . . $20 00 to $50
For Treating Gonorrhea, . . . . $5 00 to $20
For Operation of Phymosis and Paraphy, . . . . $5 00 to $20
For Palliative operation of Hydrocile, . . . . $5 00
For Radical cure for Hydrocile . . . . $10 00 to $50
For Operation for Fistula in Ano and in Perineo, . . . . $20 to $100
For Operation for Haemorrhoids, . . . . $10 00 to $50
For Operation for Imperforate Anus or Vagina, . . . . $10 00 to $50
For Reduction of Hernia, by Taxis, . . . . $5 00 to $20 00
For Operation for Strangulated Hernia, . . . . $50 00 to $100
For Operation for Recto or Vesico, Vaginal Fistula, . . . . $50 00 to $200
For Operation for Stone in the Bladder, . . . . $50 00 to $200
For Extraction of Calculus from Urethra, . . . . $10 00 to $20
For Puncture of Bladder, . . . . $30 00 to $50
For Paracentesis Abdominis, . . . . $5 00
For ParacentesisThoracis, . . . . $10 00 to $50
For Cæserian Section, . . . . $100 00 to $200
For Exturpation of Uvula, . . . . $5 00
For Exturpation of Tonsils, . . . . $5 00 to $25
For Exturpation of Mamma, . . . . $20 00 to $100
For Exturpation of Testicle, . . . . $20 00 to $100
For Exturpation of Tumours, . . . . $5 00 to $100
For Exturpation of Polypus Uteri, . . . . $20 00 to $100
For Exturpation of Polypus Nasi, . . . . $10 00 to $50
For Exturpation of Polypus the Eye, . . . . $50 00
For Operation for Cataract, . . . . $25 00 to $100
For Othereoperations on the Eye and its appendages, . . . . $1 00 to $20
For Amputation of superior of inferior Extremities, including dressing, . . . . $20 00 to $100
For Amputation of Finger or Toe, . . . . $5 00 to $20
For Amputation of Penis, . . . . $20 00 to $50
For Evulsion of Nail on finger or Toe, . . . . $5 00 to $20
For Application of Trephine to Cranium, . . . . $50 00 to $100
For Exsection of diseased Bone, . . . . $20 00 to $100
For Removal of Upper or Lower Jaw, or portions of the same, . . . . $10 00 to $200
For Exsection of diseased joints, . . . . $10 00 to $100
For Reduction of Luxation of Great Joints, . . . . $20 00 to $100
For Reduction Luxation of Large Joints . . . . $5 00 to $20
For Treating fractures of small bones including dressing and attendance, . . . . $5 00 to $20
For Treating fractures of Large Bones, . . . . $20 00 to $100
For Treating fractures of Cranium with or without Trepanning, . . . . $10 00 to $100
For Operation for Hare Lip, . . . . $20 00 to $50
For division of Frænum of Tongue or Penis, . . . . $1 00 to $5
For Operation of Club Foot, . . . . $20 00 to $100
For Operation of Myotomy or Tenotomy, . . . . $10 00 to $100
For Plastic Operations--discretion of Surgeon.
For Extracting foreign bodies from Pharynx or Oesophagus, . . . . $5 00 to $50
For Laryngotomy or Tracheotomy, . . . . $20 00 to $50
For Administering Injection, . . . . $1 00 to $5
Be it Resolved, That we the Physicians of Rowan County have adopted the above Tariff of FEES, believing them to be founded on a just consideration of the services which Physicians are called upon to perform; and in order to establish a uniform rate of charges amongst ourselves; and it is expected that every member of the Profession will, in good faith, conform to it in his charges, whenever the pecuniary circumstances of the Patient are not such as clearly to forbid it.
Resolved, That we settle our bills at least once a year, whenever this can be done without subjecting the patient to very serious inconvenience.
Resolved, That we will not attend individuals, or a collection of individuals, by the year, at a stipulated price or under any fixed arrangement.
Resolved, That should any Physician transgress these Rules he shall be considered by us as beyond the pale of the Profession, and all consultation with him by us be withheld.--That also, we will refuse to consult or hold medical communion with those who may themselves knowingly consult with such persons.