Austria Palliative Care Market Analysis

Austria Palliative Care Market Analysis

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The Austria Palliative care market is projected to grow from $52.32 Mn in 2022 to $xx Mn by 2030, registering a CAGR of xx% during the forecast period of 2022 - 2030. The main factors driving the growth would be the ageing population and the increasing prevalence of chronic diseases. The market is segmented by service type and by the end user. Some of the major players include Hospise Vorarlberg, Hospice Oesterreich, Cura Domo and BestCare 24.

ID: IN10ATHS013 CATEGORY: Healthcare Services GEOGRAPHY: Austria AUTHOR: Neha Davda

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Austria Palliative Care Market Executive Summary

The Austria Palliative care market is projected to grow from $52.32 Mn in 2022 to $xx Mn by 2030, registering a CAGR of xx% during the forecast period of 2022 - 2030. Austria's national healthcare spending as a share of GDP in 2019 was 10.43% or $5,242 per person. In terms of per-capita health spending in 2019, Austria ranked third in the EU. Austria spends much more than most countries on hospital inpatient treatment even though preventative spending is below average.

Palliative care enhances the quality of life for both patients and their loved ones who are dealing with a terminal disease. Palliative care services aim to both prevent and relieve suffering through early pain diagnosis, precise pain assessment, and treatment of concomitant conditions such as mental, physical, and spiritual illnesses. Collaboration is another way that palliative care benefits both patients and those who are in charge of providing for them. To help people live as fully as they can until they pass away means providing a support structure and taking care of their material requirements. Palliative care is crucial for a number of illnesses, including cancer, chronic respiratory conditions, diabetes, kidney failure, chronic liver disease, and others.

Increased research and development will help the European palliative care market thrive. The adoption of alternative models with interdisciplinary teams will soon offer up new streams of income for the European palliative care sector.

Austria Palliative Care Market

Market Dynamics

Market Growth Drivers

The demand for palliative care services is predicted to rise in Austria as a result of the country's ageing population. The Austrians 65 and older, which was 20.5% in 2020, is expected to rise to 28.9% by 2050, according to Eurostat. Additionally, chronic illnesses including cancer, heart disease, and respiratory conditions are becoming more common in Austria. Cancer will account for 29% of all fatalities in Austria in 2020, according to the WHO which will drive the growth.

Market Restraints

The lack of qualified palliative care providers in Austria is one of the main limiting factors in the growth of the market. The European Association for Palliative Care reported that Austria has 0.3 palliative care specialists per 100,000 residents, which is significantly less than the European average of 0.8.

Competitive Landscape

Key Players

  • Hospise Vorarlberg (AUT)
  • Hospice Oesterreich (AUT)
  • Cura Domo (AUT)
  • BestCare 24 (AUT)

Healthcare Policies and Regulatory Landscape

The Federal Ministry of Health and its connected organisations, which are in charge of supervising the creation and implementation of healthcare policies and regulations, are in charge of regulating the Austrian healthcare system. The Hospice and Palliative Care Act, passed by the Austrian Parliament in 2016, sought to raise the standard of palliative care services and encourage universal access to them. The law provided a nationwide implementation strategy as well as the legal foundation for the delivery of palliative care.

The Austrian healthcare system also abides by the rules established by the European Union for drugs and medical devices, ensuring the security and efficiency of the equipment used in palliative care. The Austrian Federal Office for Safety in Health Care is also in charge of keeping an eye on and enforcing national standards for medical device and pharmaceutical quality and safety.

Reimbursement Scenario

Austria's public health insurance system is principally responsible for setting the country's palliative care reimbursement guidelines. Every resident is required to carry health insurance, with the majority of people being covered by the public system. Palliative care is one of many healthcare services that are covered by the public insurance system. The kind and setting of care delivered to determine how much is reimbursed for palliative care services. The hospital reimbursement program covers palliative care services delivered in a hospital setting. The home nursing care benefit, which covers a variety of services including nursing care, medical supplies, and home visits by medical professionals, includes home-based palliative care treatments.

1. Executive Summary
1.1 Service Overview
1.2 Global Scenario
1.3 Country Overview
1.4 Healthcare Scenario in Country
1.5 Healthcare Services Market in Country
1.6 Recent Developments in the Country

2. Market Size and Forecasting
2.1 Market Size (With Excel and Methodology)
2.2 Market Segmentation (Check all Segments in Segmentation Section)

3. Market Dynamics
3.1 Market Drivers
3.2 Market Restraints

4. Competitive Landscape
4.1 Major Market Share

4.2 Key Company Profile (Check all Companies in the Summary Section)

4.2.1 Company Overview Product Applications and Services Recent Developments Partnerships Ecosystem Financials (Based on Availability)

5. Reimbursement Scenario
5.1 Reimbursement Regulation
5.2 Reimbursement Process for Services
5.3 Reimbursement Process for Treatment

6. Methodology and Scope

Palliative Care Market Segmentation

By Service Type (Revenue, USD Billion):

Based on service type, the Austria palliative care market is divided into the following:

  • Private residence care
  • Hospice inpatient care
  • Hospital inpatient care
  • Nursing home and residential facility care
  • Others

By End User (Revenue, USD Billion):

Based on end-user type, the Austria palliative care market is divided into the following:

  • Hospitals
  • Home Care Settings
  • Palliative Care Centers
  • Long-Term Care Centers & Rehabilitation Centers

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Last updated on: 17 April 2024
Updated by: Dr. Purav Gandhi

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