Table 2

Top-down approximation of costs per doctor visit and per hospital day
Projected utilization based on GSOEP and KiGGS Costs per sector according to Federal Statistical Office Unit costs
Doctor visits mil. per year Hospital days mil. per year Ambulatory in mil. euros per year Clinical in mil. euros per year Ambulatory costs per visit Clinical costs per day
Period
1994-1998 867.5 150.1 87,709 70,688 € 101.10 € 470.86
1999-2003 803.4 141.3 101,608 78,477 € 126.48 € 555.45
2004-2006 764.8 132.4 116,698 87,335 € 152.59 € 659.73
2007-2009 767.0 120.8 131,740 94,678 € 171.75 € 783.54

Data: GSOEP 1994–2010, KiGGS 2003–06, Federal Statistical Office 2011.

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