Indicator full name: Private households' out-of-pocket payments on health as % of private-sector health expenditure
- Country/Area (COUNTRY/AREA)
- Supranational group of countries (COUNTRY_GRP)
- Sex (SEX)
- Year of measure (YEAR)
Years data is available: 1995—2014
Last updated: 04 October 2023
The following abbreviations are used in the indicator titles:
Indicator code: E340401.T This indicator shares the definition with the parent indicator \"Private households' out-of-pocket payments on health as % of total health expenditure\".
Private households' out-of-pocket payment on health are the direct outlays of households, including gratuities and payments in-kind made to health practitioners and suppliers of pharmaceuticals, therapeutic appliances, and other goods and services, whose primary intent is to contribute to the restoration or to the enhancement of the health status of individuals or population groups. Includes household payments to public services, non-profit institutions or non-governmental organisations. Includes non-reimbursable cost sharing, deductibles, co-payments and fee-for service. Excludes payments made by enterprises which deliver medical and paramedical benefits, mandated by law or not, to their employees. Excludes payments for overseas treatment.