Table 1

Characteristics of in-centre haemodialysis service provision and reimbursement in participating countries

Type of providers (%)In-clinic haemodialysis reimbursement coverage for private providers
CountryPublicPrivate for profitPrivate non-profitPD rateBasic service*NephrologistLaboratory testsErythropoietinVascular accessTransport
France2835378X
Portugal15857XXXXXX
Italy752511XXX
Germany10†52385XXX
Sweden901022XXX
Argentina5955XXXXXX
  • X, included in reimbursement coverage.

  • *Includes the basic dialysis service, nephrology nurses and all other staff excluding nephrologist.

  • †Includes major hospitals, both public and private.

  • ‡Included on a case-by-case clinic contract basis.

  • Source: Diaverum estimates based on external publications and internal market knowledge.