In addition, Zhu Hongbiao, inspector of the Department of Physical Reform of the State Health and Health Commission, introduced at the above-mentioned conference that the direct financial subsidies to public hospitals at all levels increased from 84.9 billion yuan in 2010 to 27.5 billion yuan in 2018, an average annual increase of 15.6%.
Data show that in 2018, the proportion of direct financial subsidy income to total expenditure of public hospitals in China reached 10.1%, and that of Shenzhen and Beijing reached 31.6% and 21% respectively.
Taking Chengdu City of Sichuan Province as an example, its six investment policies of the government for public hospitals are quantified and materialized. The funds for new projects are mainly borne by municipal finance. Specific subsidies for key disciplines development, personnel training and public health services are defined and incorporated into the municipal financial regular budget. Luxi County of Jiangxi Province implements the policy of full debt, full budget, full salary and full responsibility for public hospitals, that is, all capital construction debts are included in the government debt platform, the part of cancelling the financial compensation for drugs is included in the government budget, the salary of retirees is fully guaranteed, and the salary of staff is guaranteed by 50%.
Source: Responsible Editor of Economic Reporting in the 21st Century: Wang Xiaowu_NF