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Table 2 Participants’ quotes for theme “Limited Implementation”

From: Practicality of Acute and Transitional Care and its consequences in the era of SwissDRG: a focus group study

Quote (Q) Quote from participants
Q1 Yes, it is an effort really, we have 48 h during which we must admit patients coming from the city hospitals. Sometimes we have one bed available and eight registrations. That means we have to move things [make difficult decisions]. (…) (P5, FG4)
Q2 Participant: But nursing home charge [ATC patients], 180.- for the room and board [per day] while the nursing care cost of 21.70- is deductible. (P1, FG1)
Moderator: Yes, that’s probably the same cost in our city (…) this is a couple of thousand Swiss francs, which the patient then has to pay (…)
Participant: That’s why rehabilitation is still the more interesting alternative. (P3, FG1)