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Descriptor in English: Health Care Costs
Descriptor in Spanish: Costos de la Atención en Salud
Descriptor in Portuguese: Custos de Cuidados de Saúde
Descriptor in French: Coûts des soins de santé
Entry term(s): Cost, Health
Cost, Health Care
Cost, Healthcare
Cost, Medical Care
Cost, Treatment
Costs, Health
Costs, Health Care
Costs, Healthcare
Costs, Medical Care
Costs, Treatment
Health Care Cost
Health Cost
Health Costs
Healthcare Cost
Healthcare Costs
Medical Care Cost
Medical Care Costs
Treatment Cost
Treatment Costs
Tree number(s): N03.219.151.400
N05.300.375
SP1.011.117.138.034
Scope note: The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.
Annotation: actual cost of providing care: do not confuse with HEALTH EXPENDITURES (the amount paid for the service) or with FEES AND CHARGES (the amount charged regardless of cost); do not confuse with COST OF ILLNESS which is a personal cost (psychol, social, etc.) as well as a monetary cost for services
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 92
See also the descriptors: Health Expenditures MeSH
DeCS UI: 30057
Descriptor UI: D017048
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/06/20
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Health Care Costs - Preferred
Concept UI M0025904
Scope note The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.
Preferred term Health Care Costs
Entry term(s) Cost, Health
Cost, Health Care
Cost, Healthcare
Costs, Health
Costs, Health Care
Costs, Healthcare
Health Care Cost
Health Cost
Health Costs
Healthcare Cost
Healthcare Costs
Medical Care Costs - Narrower
Concept UI M0025905
Preferred term Medical Care Costs
Entry term(s) Cost, Medical Care
Costs, Medical Care
Medical Care Cost
Treatment Costs - Narrower
Concept UI M0025906
Preferred term Treatment Costs
Entry term(s) Cost, Treatment
Costs, Treatment
Treatment Cost



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