The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Out-Patient Services (06.2)" is a classification of services that covers medical, dental, and paramedical services delivered to out-patients by medical, dental, and paramedical practitioners and auxiliaries. The services may be delivered at home, in individual or group consulting facilities, dispensaries, or the out-patient clinics of hospitals and the like. Out-patient services include the medicaments, prostheses, medical appliances and equipment, and other health-related products supplied directly to out-patients by medical, dental, and paramedical practitioners and auxiliaries.
Medical, dental, and paramedical services provided to in-patients by hospitals and the like are included in hospital services (06.3).
This category contains Medical and Paramedical Services (06.2.1/3) and Dental Services (06.2.2). This category is a subcategory of Health (06) category.
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