Costs, financing

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Health care costs 2017
Health care costs in CHF million 1 82 774
 

in CHF million

as % of total

Health care costs by service provider
Hospitals 29 020 35,1
Nursing and residential care facilities 13 144 15,9
Medical practices and outpatient centres 2 16 311 19,7
Costs of health care system by service type
Inpatient curative care
15 718 19,0
Outpatient curative care 3 22 133 26,7
Long-term care 4 15 943 19,3
Medical goods 5 13 662 16,5
Costs of health care system by financing schemes
State 14 880 18,0
Compulsory health insurance 29 571 35,7
Household out-of-pocket payments 6 23 855 28,8
Indicators of health care costs
Costs of health care system as percentage of GDP 12,4
Health care expenditure per capita and month in CHF      816
1 New calculation as of 2010. Retropolation on the basis of previous growth rates for the years 1985-2009
2 The values for expenditure for doctors and certain other outpatient service providers are the result of an extrapolation and not of an annual estimate
3 The values for expenditure for treatments in doctors' practices, the dispensing of medication by doctors and certain other outpatient services are the result of an extrapolation and not of an annual estimate
4 In and outpatient
5 Incl. medication in hospitals
6 Incl. HIA and IPA cost sharing
Source: COU

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