Health not elsewhere classified (COFOG-A 079)

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Health not elsewhere classified (COFOG-A 079) consists of government expenditure on health not elsewhere classified. This category is further classified into:

  • health not elsewhere classified (COFOG-A 0799).

Health not elsewhere classified (COFOG-A 0799)


Health not elsewhere classified (COFOG-A 0799) consists of:

  • the administration, operation or support of activities such as formulation, administration, coordination and monitoring of overall health policies, plans, programs and budgets; preparation and enforcement of legislation and standards for the provision of health services, including the licensing of medical establishments and medical and paramedical personnel; production and dissemination of general information, technical documentation and statistics on health.

Includes: Health insurance schemes designed to cover all or part of the costs of health care; administration of Medicare; subsidies for private health insurance; health affairs and services that cannot be classified to medical products, appliances and equipment (COFOG-A 071), outpatient services (COFOG-A 072), hospital services (COFOG-A 073), mental health institutions (COFOG-A 074), community health services (COFOG-A 075), public health services (COFOG-A 076) or research and development - health (COFOG-A 077).

Excludes: Aged services provided to the general aged population (classified to the appropriate class of COFOG-A 102).

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