Exceptions from Co-Payments - Income

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*exemptions for those whose income are under designated thresholds

**exemptions for those who have reached an upper limit for out-of-pocket payments

***exemptions for beneficiaries of social benefits

In most OECD countries, patients face copayments when seeking care for some services and goods. The map above shows certain population groups that are entitled to partial or total exemption from copayments for certain categories of care. Some countries also protect the entire population from excessive out-of-pocket expenses (source: OECD).