Average Cost Of Hospital Stay Per Day In South Africa

What is Hospital?

A hospital is a health care institution providing patient treatment with specialized health science and auxiliary healthcare staff and medical equipment.


Average Cost Of Hospital Stay Per Day In South Africa

The average cost per patient-day equivalent (PDE) for district hospitals in South Africa is R1,543 (Day et al., 2011a). If we adjust this figure for the national mix of district, regional, and central/tertiary hospital beds we get a figure of R2,237.

How much does a day in ICU cost in South Africa?

The total cost of ICU care and staffing was R549 705, an average of R1 566 per patient per day.

Do you pay at public hospitals?

The Gauteng legislature‚Äôs committee on scrutiny of subordinate legislation (CSSL) has approved new regulations for the healthcare sector, which kick in from Wednesday, July 1. Paying patients at public hospitals will from Wednesday pay an increased service fee for procedures at public hospitals.

How much do private hospitals cost in South Africa?

Depending on your city, the private hospital in question, and the ward, a hospital bed costs between R1,200 to over R2,000 per day. This simply includes the cost of staying in the hospital for each day and meals.

How much does a full body check-up cost in South Africa?

The examination includes basic systems of the body such as the heart system, gastrointestinal system, nervous system, and lung system. The fee for the examination (approximately R1,000.00 for the medical examination, excluding vaccinations) must be borne by the applicant.

Do foreigners pay for hospitals in South Africa?

Non-South Africans pay for their healthcare services just as South Africans do. Non-South Africans are either subject to the same means-test hospital fees, or they are subject to the highest fees (if undocumented and not from SADC).