Costs, financing

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Health care costs 2016p
Health care costs in CHF million 1 80 709
 

in CHF million

as % of total

Health care costs by service provider
Hospitals 28 459 35,3
Nursing and residential care facilities 12 994 16,1
Medical practices and outpatient centres 2 15 660 19,4
Costs of health care system by service type
Inpatient curative care
15 759 19,5
Outpatient curative care 3 21 523 26,7
Long-term care 4 15 646 19,4
Medical goods 5 13 237 16,4
Costs of health care system by financing schemes
State 13 934 17,3
Compulsory health insurance 28 697 35,6
Household out-of-pocket payments 6 23 565 29,2
Indicators of health care costs
Costs of health care system as percentage of GDP 12,2
Health care expenditure per capita and month in CHF      803
p Provisional data

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)

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