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France, champion of hospital spending

2022-10-05T04:32:01.216Z

According to a study, the country ranks second among the most “spending” countries. In terms of hospital expenses, France does not skimp on resources. This is a truth that has been true for many years and has been confirmed in 2020. In this year marked by the Covid pandemic and the influx of millions of patients into emergency services in all countries, France has maintained a substantial effort – and more important than its European neighbors – to finance its hospitals, reveals



In terms of hospital expenses, France does not skimp on resources.

This is a truth that has been true for many years and has been confirmed in 2020. In this year marked by the Covid pandemic and the influx of millions of patients into emergency services in all countries, France has maintained a substantial effort – and more important than its European neighbors – to finance its hospitals, reveals a study carried out by François Ecalle, the founder of Fipeco, an information site on public finances.

To reach this conclusion and draw a comparison that makes sense, this former magistrate of the Court of Auditors related the expenditure financed by public and private schemes to the GDP of each country.

Thus, the tricolor effort weighed 4.6% of GDP in 2020, placing France in second place among the most “spending” countries, behind the United Kingdom (4.7%), tied with Denmark, and ahead of Spain or Sweden (4.5%).

The logical consequence of this...

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Source: lefigaro

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