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Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices: Medical Products, Appliances, and Equipment for European Economic Area (EEA18-2004, EEA28-2006, EEA30) (CP0610E3CCM086NEST)
2013-10: 111.01 Index 2005=100
Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted, Updated: 2013-11-15 10:22 AM CST
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The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Medical Products, Appliances, and Equipment (06.1)" is a classification of nondurable goods that covers medicaments, prostheses, medical appliances and equipment and other health-related products purchased by individuals or households, either with or without a prescription, usually from dispensing chemists, pharmacists, or medical equipment suppliers. They are intended for consumption or use outside a health facility or institution. Such products supplied directly to out-patients by medical, dental, and paramedical practitioners or to in-patients by hospitals and the like are included in out-patient services (06.2) or hospital services (06.3).