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Utilization of Health Care by Foreigners in the Moravskoslezsky Region in 2011

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Volume:
 01/12
Region:
 Moravskoslezský kraj
Year:
 2012
Abstract:

In 2011 health care in hospitals in the Moravskoslezsky region was provided to 3 168 foreigners with total costs of the respective health care 34.5 million CZK. Out of this number 2 171 treated foreigners were of EU citizenship. The most frequently treated patients were persons originating from Slovakia. The most frequent way of payment for health care provided to foreigners in respect of value was utilization of foreign health insurance and cash. Outstanding debts after due date for health care provided to foreigners reached 1.23 million CZK at the end of 2011.