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Economic information on health care

Náhled: Economic information on health care

ISSN: 1211-6467
Pages: cca 130 pages
Publications are available with data since 1995. Since 1999 in Czech-English version.

A digest of available economic information from the Institute of Health Information and Statistics of the CR and further from Ministry of Health, the State Institute for Drug Control in Prague, Czech Statistical Office and General Health Insurance Company of the CR. The publication contains information on total expenses on health services (public and private expenses), on drug consumption, the structure of costs and returns of health insurance companies, on the network of health establishments, on assets, costs and returns of health establishments, on the evolution of average salaries in health services, on economic data concerning private enterprises in health care (physician's offices) and pharmacies, on evolution of prices in health care, data on health services from the statistics of national accounts and international comparison on the basis of Eurostat, OECD and WHO statistics.

Health services as a part of national economy (till Trend of macroeconomic and health indicators)

Náhled: Health services as a part of national economy (till Trend of macroeconomic and health indicators)

ISSN: 1801-545X
Pages: cca 70 pages
Since 2004 in Czech-English version.

The aim of the publication is to present information on the economic situation in health care and its trends, in the form of time series, in context with the development of the overall economic environment, and to provide it to health professionals as well as to the wide public. The present issue contains a digest of available economic information from various sources. Macroeconomic information from Czech Statistical Office, information on expenditure on health and on health insurance first of all from Ministry of Health, and from General Health Insurance Corporation. The area of health care providers is covered by Institute of Health Information and Statistics using data of the National Health Information System. Further data are obtained from State Institute for Drug Control and Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. The basis for international comparison is the database OECD Health Data.

The publication has been published since 1998 under the title "Trend of macroeconomic and health indicators".

AKTUÁLNÍ INFORMACE (Topical Information)

The treatment of users of alcohol and non-alcohol drugs (dg. F10–F19) accounted to 0.74 % of total costs of health insurance companies and more than 15 % of costs spend on treatment of mental disorders (dg. F00–F99) in 2007–2011. Costs related to treatment alcoholics (dg. F10) and non-alcohol drug users (dg. F11–F19) slightly increased in 2011. The largest proportion of costs of treatment of both groups was represented by inpatient care (62 %), outpatient care accounted for 8 %, and medicines for nearly one fifth.

The treatment of users of alcohol and non-alcohol drugs (dg. F10–F19) accounted to 0.8 % of total costs of health insurance companies and more than one fifth of costs spend on treatment of mental disorders (dg. F00–F99) in 2007–2010. Costs related to treatment of non-alcohol drug users (dg. F11–F19) increased, whereas costs related to treatment of alcoholics (dg. F10) slightly decreased in 2010. The largest proportion of costs of treatment of both groups was represented by inpatient care (62 %), outpatient care accounted for 8 %, and medicines for nearly one fifth.

This Topical Information provides brief information and statistical data on long-term care financing in OECD countries from the OECD publication „Help Wanted? Providing and Paying for Long-Term Care“(2011).

Keywords: long-term care, demographic development, financing of long-term care, long-term care workers, informal care

This Topical Information brings the updated overview of the total health expenditure from 2007 till 2011 in the Czech Republic. By preliminary estimate the total health expenditure declined in the second subsequent year and reached almost 289 thous. mill. CZK in 2011.

This Topical Information brings the updated overview of the total health expenditure 2006 till 2009 in the Czech Republic. On rectification the total health expenditure reached roughly 286,2 thous. mill. CZK in 2009.

This Topical Information brings the updated overview of the total health expenditure from 2005 till 2009 in the Czech Republic. By preliminary estimate the total health expenditure reached almost 287 thous. mill. CZK in 2009.