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Fig. 2 | International Journal for Equity in Health

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From: Gender bias and sex-based differences in health care efficiency in Polish regions

Fig. 2

Sex differences in average provider reimbursement rates from National Health Fund in 2009. Source: [23]. Notes: The reimbursement rate for women is the reference category. A positive (negative) value of percentage difference in reimbursement rate mean that the average reimbursement for men (women) was higher. "zl" is an abbreviation for zloty – Polish currency; the average 2009 exchange rate was 3.12 zlotys per 1 US dollar. In primary care doctors are reimbursed using capitation and the amounts are not diversified by gender. National Health Fund is a state institution that finances health care benefits provided for insured population

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