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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

COFOG code 07.1.3

Structure   Notes

  • Division: 07 - Health
  • Group: 07.1 - Medical products, appliances and equipment
  • Class: 07.1.3 - Therapeutic appliances and equipment (IS)

Explanatory note

- Provision of therapeutic appliances and equipment such as corrective eyeglasses and contact lenses, hearing aids, glass eyes, artificial limbs and other prosthetic devices, orthopaedic braces and supports, orthopaedic footwear, surgical belts, trusses and supports, neck braces, medical massage equipment and health lamps, powered and unpowered wheelchairs and invalid carriages, "special" beds, crutches, electronic and other devices for monitoring blood pressure, etc.;
- administration, operation or support of the provision of prescribed therapeutic appliances and equipment.
Includes: dentures but not fitting costs; repair of therapeutic appliances and equipment.
Excludes: hire of therapeutic equipment (07.2.4).

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