The Minister of Health announced this increase to support health establishments in the face of inflation and support their resumption of activity.
The Minister of Health and Prevention François Braun announced on Friday evening sharply rising hospital prices for 2023 in order to support health establishments in the face of inflation and support their resumption of activity. In detail, the prices charged to Social Security will increase in 2023 by 7.06% for public hospitals, said his ministry in a press release.
Regarding the private sector, the increase will reach 6.7% for non-profit establishments and 5.4% for those in the for-profit sector, it added. These sharply rising pricesmaterialize an unprecedented level of the national objective of health insurance expenditure (Ondam) health establishments now increased to 101.1 billion euros“says the ministry. In total, 4.6 billion euros of additional funding will be devoted to hospitals in 2023.
This new expenditure includes 2.4 billion planned to deal with the evolution of the institutions’ current resources, in particular in an exceptional context of inflation in 2023, and one billion for the full-year extension of the revaluation of the point index for hospital civil servants in July 2022.
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In addition, 400 million euros will be dedicated to the continuation of the commitments of Ségur de la santé and 600 million euros to the financing of measures to increase night work for public health establishments, it is further added.