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HEALTH EXPENDITURE INCURRED BY CORPORATIONS

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Definition:
Health expenditure incurred by corporations refers to health expenditure incurred by corporations and private employers providing occupational health services and other unfunded medical benefits to employees plus expenditure by non-profit institutions serving households (excluding social insurance) such as red cross, philanthropic and charitable institutions, religious orders, lay organisations; benefits provided for free by medical care providers plus health expenditure incurred by the rest of the world.

Context:
Note: This item corresponds to the sum of HF.2.4, HF.2.5 and HF.3 in the ICHA-HF classification of health care financing (see SHA, chapters 6 and 11).

Source Publication:
OECD Health Data 2001: A Comparative Analysis of 30 Countries, OECD, Paris, 2001, data sources, definitions and methods.

Statistical Theme: Health statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, March 05, 2003