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Publication date: 02 September 2015

Cost of exclusion from healthcare – The case of migrants in an irregular situation (1.00 KB)

Publication date:02 September 2015

Cost of exclusion from healthcare – The case of migrants in an irregular situation – Summary (159.02 KB)

Although results must be interpreted with caution, the testing shows that providing access to regular preventive healthcare for migrants in an irregular situation would be cost-saving for healthcare systems. Even when using a simple model to estimate costs, the implications are clear: treating a condition only when it becomes an emergency not only endangers the health of a patient, but also results in a greater economic burden to healthcare systems.