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Utilization of Health Care by Foreigners in the Olomoucky Region in 2012

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Volume:
 01/13
Region:
 Olomoucký kraj
Year:
 2013
Abstract:

In 2012 health care in hospitals in the Olomoucky region was provided to 2 505 foreigners with total costs of the respective health care 16.18 million CZK. Out of this number 1 635 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 contracting insurance in the Czech republic and utilization of foreign health insurance. Outstanding debts after due date for health care provided to foreigners reached 228 tis. CZK at the end of 2012.