Utilization of Health Care by Foreigners in 2013
In 2013 health care in hospitals in the Czech Republic was provided to 94 357 foreigners with total costs of the respective health care 646 million CZK. Out of this number 43 932 treated foreigners were of EU citizenship. The most frequently treated patients were persons originating from Slovakia, from the group of “other countries not specified”, from Ukraine and Russia. The most frequent way of payment for health care provided to foreigners in respect of value was cash payment and utilization of foreign health insurance. Outstanding debts after due date for health care provided to foreigners reached 33 million CZK at the end of 2013.