Costs, financing

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Health care costs 2015
Health care costs in CHF million 1 77 754
 

in CHF million

as % of total

Health care costs by service provider
Hospitals 27 148 34,9
Nursing and residential care facilities 12 640 16,3
Medical practices and outpatient centres 2 15 427 19,8
Costs of health care system by service type
Inpatient curative care
15 385 19,8
Outpatient curative care 3 20 916 26,9
Long-term care 4 15 128 19,5
Medical goods 5 12 628 16,2
Costs of health care system by financing schemes
State 13 873 17,8
Compulsory health insurance 27 499 35,4
Household out-of-pocket payments 6 22 087 28,4
Indicators of health care costs
Costs of health care system as percentage of GDP 11,9
Health care expenditure per capita and month in CHF        782
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 (model revised in 2017 with 2015 data)

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