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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

COFOG code 07.3.2

Structure   Notes

  • Division: 07 - Health
  • Group: 07.3 - Hospital services
  • Class: 07.3.2 - Specialized hospital services (IS)

Explanatory note

Specialized hospitals differ from general hospitals in that their services are limited to treatment of a particular condition, disease, or class of patient, for example, diseases of the chest and tuberculosis, leprosy, cancer, otorhinolaryngology, psychiatry, obstetrics, paediatrics and so forth.
- Provision of specialized hospital services;
- administration, inspection, operation or support of hospitals that limit their services to a particular medical speciality.
Excludes: maternity centres not under the direct supervision of a qualified medical doctor (07.3.3).

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