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Table 4 Health care expenditures

From: A retrospective analysis of health systems in Denmark and Kaiser Permanente

Category Kaiser Permanente (2000) US Dollars Danish Healthcare System (2000) US Dollars
Gross expenditures/revenue adjusted for: $14 200 m $12 791 m
   Less capital depreciation - $557 m - $256 m
   Less profit - $668 m - 0
Operating expenditures: $12 975 m $12 535 m
Operating expenditures corrected for different expenditures: $12 975 m $12 535 m
   Dental care - $10 m -$473 m
   Special circumstances - $ 1 065 m -$278 m
   Long-term nursing care   - $ 2 283 m
Net expenditures after corrections: $11 900 m $ 9 779 m
Standardised per capita expenditures (6.1 million people for Kaiser; 5.3 million people for DHS) $1 951 $1 845
   Adjustments for age differences $1 951 $1 639
Final adjusted per capita expenditure $1 951 $1 480
  1. ‘Special circumstances’ refers to sales, marketing, and malpractice insurance (Kaiser Permanente) and research and development and state-covered malpractice insurance (Danish Healthcare System). For the DHS net expenditures ($9 799m) equals operating expenditures less (dental costs plus long term care, less supplementary private health insurance).