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Table 8 Total cost and funding source for home modifications and aids used by German respondents 1

From: Impact of Friedreich’s Ataxia on health-care resource utilization in the United Kingdom and Germany

Modification Total cost (€) Mandatory health insurance (€) Private health insurance(€) Out-of-pocket (€) Not stated
Adapted bath/shower 135 43 29 15 48
Alteration of bath room 436 182 0 182 73
Alteration of kitchen 364 0 0 364 0
Adapted bed 800 600 0 0 200
Electric wheelchair 2,400 2,400 0 0 0
Handles/rails 54 33 0 2 20
Lifter 800 800 0 0 0
Ramp 239 216 23 0 0
Speaking computer 364 364 0 0 0
Walking frame 240 120 0 0 0
Walking sticks 120 0 0 120 0
Wheelchair 1,200 800 0 0 400
Mattress 100 0 0 100 0
Cars 38,000 0 0 0 38,000
Total (excluding cars) 45,252 5,557 52 902 38,741
(7,252) (5,557) (52) (902) (741)
  1. 1Source Germany – PCIF.