Costs, financing

The statistics on health care costs and financing are summary statistics that use available data to estimate the monetary flows related to the costs and financing of health goods and services in Switzerland during a given year. Due to variations in the coverage of health services by insurance companies (financing surplus), the costs of health services may not correspond to their financing.

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Costs of health care

Health care costs represent the amount required to cover all health services provided. Costs are classified according to the provider of goods and services, the service provided and the financing scheme covering the service.

Financing of health care

The financing of the health care system represents the actual amount paid by households, the State and enterprises, in the field of health care. Financing is analysed according to the source and financing scheme.

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