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This research aims to study the cost of patient’s treatment as ofright at the community hospital in Nakhonratchasima provinceduring 1st October 2013 until 30th September 2014. The scope of the analysis concentrates on only an accounting cost not including an economic cost.The method for calculating a patient’s cost is employed from the Office of the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Public Health (2013). Data were collected from the provider perspective, 15 community hospitals at level F2.
This research found that the patient’s cost per rights of the 15 community hospitals that including government of ficers, Social Security UC Scheme, and Universal Coverage Scheme were different. The government officer’s treatment average costs were 562.89 baht per OP visit while the average cost was 2,836.83 baht per IP admission. The Social Security Scheme’s treatment average costs were 392.24 baht per OP visit whereas he average cost was 2,620.55 baht per IP admission. Universal Coverage Scheme’s treatment average costs were 543.97 baht for per OP visit whereas he average cost was 2,428.55 baht per IP admission.