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Descriptor English:   Health Care Costs 
Descriptor Spanish:   Costos de la Atención en Salud 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Custos de Cuidados de Saúde 
Synonyms English:   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:   N03.219.151.400
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   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
See Related English:   Health Expenditures
History Note English:   92 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CL classification ES ethics
HI history LJ legislation & jurisprudence
ST standards SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends  
Record Number:   30057 
Unique Identifier:   D017048 

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