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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

COFOG code 07.2.4

Structure   Notes

  • Division: 07 - Health
  • Group: 07.2 - Outpatient services
  • Class: 07.2.4 - Paramedical services (IS)

Explanatory note

- Provision of paramedical health services to outpatients;
- administration, inspection, operation or support of health services delivered by clinics supervised by nurses, midwives, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists or other paramedical personnel and of health services delivered by nurses, midwives and paramedical personnel in non-consulting rooms, in patients' homes or other non-medical institutions.
Includes: acupuncturists, chiropodists, chiropractors, optometrists, practitioners of traditional medicine, etc.; medical analysis laboratories and x-ray centres; hire of therapeutic equipment; medically prescribed corrective-gymnastic therapy; outpatient thermal bath or sea-water treatments; ambulance services other than ambulance services operated by hospitals.
Excludes: public health service laboratories (07.4.0); laboratories engaged in determining the causes of disease (07.5.0).

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