Bulletin: Health care delivery setting in France
Health care delivery setting in France
30th November 2018
The provision of health care in France is organized as follow: planning and regulation within health care involve provider representatives, the state, and Statutory Health Insurance, the national strategy and budgeted expenses allocation to health care delivery services are overseen by the central government, population health and health care are overseen by regional health agencies representing the ministry. Public hospitals, financed by compulsory health insurance (80%), voluntary insurance and direct payment to patients, account for about 65% of hospital capacity and activity. For-profit facilities account for another 25% and the rest is accounted by not-for-profit facilities. Other health services facilities include services for mentally ill people, public care services and ambulatory centers.
Bulletin - FHF (France) (pdf 263.59kB)