Table 1

Cost-prices used to value the different health care volumes, measured at patient level before and after treatment.

Health care volume

Cost price


General practitioner (per visit)

€ 20.39

Medical specialist (per visit)

€ 63.99

Physiotherapist (per visit)

€ 22.96

Psychologist (per visit)

€ 125.14

Psychiatrist (per visit)

€ 88.81

Non-physician alternative medicine practitioner (per visit)

€ 48.87

Home care (per hour)

€ 21.90

Informal home support (per hour)

€ 8.38

Hospitalization (per night)

€ 333.40


Scheeres et al. BMC Health Services Research 2008 8:175   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-8-175

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