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25 November 2021

Czech Republic: Healthcare utilisation by foreign nationals in 2020

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In 2020 healthcare was provided to 103 000 foreigners in 195 hospitals across the Czech Republic, at a total cost of 975 million CZK. This publication from the Institute of Health Information and Statistics of the Czech Republic provides a breakdown of this healthcare.

Key findings include:

  • 48 000 of the foreigners treated had EU citizenship;
  • The most frequently treated patients were people from Slovakia (25 %), Ukraine (20 %), Germany (6 %) and Russia (6 %);
  • The most-used healthcare payment method by foreigners was foreign health insurance (40 %), followed by cash payment (27 %);
  • By the end of 2020 outstanding healthcare debt held by foreigners reached 59 million CZK (6 %): an increase of 23 % in comparison with the same figure for 2019.

Read full report (in Czech) online here.

cerpani zdravotni pece 2020
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Authors
Institute of Health Information and Statistics of the Czech Republic
Geographic area
Czech Republic
Contributor type
Academics and experts
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Posted by
Jan Ditko
Country Coordinator

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