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Table 3 Categories and subcategories within which costing items are organized in the European Healthcare and Social Cost Database

From: Cost transferability problems in economic evaluation as a framework for an European health care and social costs database

Category Subcategory
Primary (homogenous) resources Medicines
Medical devices
Health products/disposables
Personnel
Composite goods and services Outpatient visit
Hospitalization
Image diagnosis
Laboratory tests
Ambulance service
Diagnostic procedures
Therapeutic procedures
Complex processes and interventions Inpatient medical and surgical processes
Day case procedures/outpatient surgery
  1. Source: own elaboration