Number of employees of local governments and municipalities was 187 450 as of end of the year 2017.
Health Insurance Companies Expenditures
|EUR mil.||Per capita||Per working person||Annual change|
|Hospital Care and Spa Care||886,1||164||375||-9,0%|
|Other Health Care||411,6||76||174||35,0%|
|Costs of Administration (including profit/loss)||120,0||22||51||-11,1%|
|Other (foreigners, homeless people)||24,0||4||10||-73,0%|
|Financing of Controlling Authority and Operation Centers||25,0||5||11||15,7%|
|Total Expenditures of Health Insurance Companies||3 318,0||612||1 403||-8,9%|
The health insurances reimburse providers of health services costs of health care. The largest part of the insurance is used to cover the purchase of prescription drugs.