LEXICON
No.93 December 5, 2011

Drug cost ratio
薬剤費比率
National healthcare expenditure
国民医療費
Wards for recuperation under health insurance
医療(保険型)療養病棟
Wards for recuperation under nursing care insurance
介護(保険型)療養病棟
Ward charging special admission fee
特定入院料算定病棟
Ward for rehabilitation during convalescence
回復期リハビリテーション病棟

The drug cost ratio (薬剤費比率) is defined as the cost of drugs (薬剤費) used under the health insurance system (医療保険制度) as a percentage of national healthcare expenditure (国民医療費). As a rule, each ethical drug (医療用医薬品) is reimbursed at its NHI...

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