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Health Funding

As Canadian jurisdictions focus more on efficiency, value for money and accountability within the health care system, they look to CIHI for help developing, implementing and monitoring funding models.

Activity-based funding is one model that CIHI is helping health system funders explore.


    • Patient Cost Estimator

      CIHI developed this interactive tool to estimate the average cost of various services provided in hospitals. It provides information

      • Nationally
      • by jurisdiction and
      • by patient age group

      The cost estimates represent the estimated average cost of services provided to the average patient. They include the costs incurred by the hospital in providing services but exclude physician fees, since physicians are normally paid directly by the jurisdiction and not by the hospital.

      Patient Cost Estimator >>


    • What is Activity-Based Funding?

      Activity-based funding is a method of funding health-care providers (for example, acute-care hospitals, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation facilities) for the care and services they provide.

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