International Family of Classifications


Classification of Factors of Health Care Provision (ICHA-FP)


Basic Bibliographic Information

Status:
Operational
Type:
To Be Determined
Citation:
OECD/WHO/Eurostat (2011), A System of Health Accounts: 2011 Edition, OECD Publishing, Paris, Chapter 9, pp. 211-224. ISBN: 9789264116016 (PDF) ; 9789264116009 (print) DOI: 10.1787/9789264116016-en
ISBN:
9789264116009
Website:
Custodian:
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Available Formats:
Print, PDF
Year Adopted:
N/A
Year Published:
2011
Available Languages (besides English):
N/A
Availability:
Fully available only in English.

Purpose of the Classification

Statistical Domains:
1.4 Health
Purpose:
To provide information on how much health care providers spend on the inputs needed to produce health care goods and services.
Main Applications:
Compilation of health expenditure and financing statistics and health accounts according to the manual A System of Health Accounts 2011 (SHA 2011). The classification is part of the extended accounting framework provided by SHA 2011.
Main Users:
Compilers of health accounts (mainly National Statistical Institutes, Ministries of Health)

Methodology

Scope:
Final consumption expenditure of resident units on health care goods and services. Valued inputs used in the process of provision of health care.
Concept Being Classified:
health, expenditures
Statistical Units:
transaction
Main Principles:
Provision involves a mix of factors of production - labour, capital, materials, external services - to provide health care goods and services. It refers not only to health-specific resources but also to non-health specific inputs needed to generate health services.

Classification Structure

Definition of Structure:
Level:
Level Name:
Code Format:
Number of Items:
Level 1
First-digit level
FP.3
5 items
Level 2
Second-digit level
FP.3.2
9 items
Level 3
Third-digit level
FP.3.2.1
2 items

Revision Information

Chronology of revisions/versions of the classification:
Year Adopted:
Title or Version Number:
Website:
Official Adopting Entity:
OECD, Eurostat, WHO
Coordinating Entity:
International Health Accounts Team (OECD, WHO, Eurostat)

Supporting Documents

Coding Index Available:
Yes
Index Website:
Available Formats:
Print, PDF
Training Materials and Other Documents:
N/A

Contact Information

Agency / Office:
OECD, Health Division
Unit:
Health Division
Contact Name:
David Morgan
Email:
Website:
Telephone:
+33 1 45 24 76 09
Fax:
+33 1 44 30 63 61
Address:
2, rue André Pascal 75775 Paris Cedex 16 France

Comments

Training Materials can be found at: http://www.oecd.org/els/health-systems/sha2011.htm http://www.oecd.org/els/health-systems/health-expenditure.htm http://www.who.int/health-accounts/en/ http://www.who.int/health-accounts/tools/en/ http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/Healthcare_expenditure_statistics_-_methodology Additional contact - for public use: Agency/Office: Eurostat Name: Christine Coin Title: Head of Unit Unit: F.5 Education, health and social protection Telephone: +352 4301 33722 Fax: - E-mail: Christine.Coin@ec.europa.eu Address: BECH B4/335 5, Rue Alphonse Weicker 2721 LUXEMBOURG