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Table 5 Proportion of chronic disease cases and expenditure at different health facilities reimbursed by NCMS

From: Evaluating the financial protection of patients with chronic disease by health insurance in rural China

  Village clinic Township health center County hospital Drug store Total
Shandong      
No. of patients with chronic diseases reimbursed by NCMS 530 (58.24%) 236 (54.63%) 87 (19.25%) 0 853 (48.27%)
Medical expenditure (mean) 338.85 195.51 781.86 212.56 1528.77
Reimbursement (mean) 33.61 32.46 104.56 - 170.64
% of reimbursement to medical expenditure 9.92 16.60 13.37 - 11.16
Ningxia      
No. of patients with chronic diseases reimbursed by NCMS 7 (1.65%) 109 (23.90%) 82 (8.94%) 0 198 (11.17%)
Medical expenditure per capita (mean) 141.70 360.50 2012.11 458.45 2972.77
Reimbursement per capita (mean) 0.56 33.53 223.75 - 257.84
% of reimbursement to medical expenditure 0.39 9.30 11.12 - 8.67