Table 3 Indirect costs

Depreciated values for all assets and training were used in our cost calculations using a straight-line method for a period of 45 weeks out of the estimated value of the life of the asset. The program had at least 1 patient for at least 1 day during 45 weeks.

COSTSOURCEDESCRIPTION
Physical plantApproximationNo rent was charged to HBIC. If HBIC is implemented, rent for office and administration space might be charged. Our approximation ($6000/y) is based on the office rental cost for a similar program Administration, financial services, human resourcesHBIC budgetMedian of the salary range for a program administrator responsible for administration, the HBIC budget, and human resources Physician DirectorApproximationNo physician was compensated in our program. If HBIC is implemented, a stipend for such a position might be required. Our approximation ($5200/y) is based on the annual stipend for a medical director in a comparable program in Australia