Health Spending Observatory | 01
News | 02 November 2022 Health Spending Observatory | 01

The Budget for 2023 increases the share of health spending in public expenditures to its highest value in the last decade. However, a significant part of such increase is related with price effects – a major increase in health care provision is not expected. The current forecasts for human resources expenditures and goods and services purchases may not be enough to meet existing needs. A reduction in capital expenditures relative to its budget may be used to finance budget overruns in human resources and goods and services expenditures.

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