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To equalize differences in health plan premiums due to differences in risk pools, the German legislature introduced a …, consumers gained the freedom to choose among hundreds of existing health plans, across employers and state-borders. This paper … market price dispersion. Moreover, it (b) characterizes health plan switchers and their annual and cumulative switching rates …
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To equalize differences in health plan premiums due to differences in risk pools, the German legislature introduced a …, consumers gained the freedom to choose among hundreds of existing health plans, across employers and state-borders. This paper … impact on market price dispersion. Moreover, it (b) characterizes health plan switchers and investigates their annual and …
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10011663379
To equalize differences in health plan premiums due to differences in risk pools, the German legislature introduced a …, consumers gained the freedom to choose among hundreds of existing health plans, across employers and state-borders. This paper … impact on market price dispersion. Moreover, it (b) characterizes health plan switchers and investigates their annual and …
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10011703654
This paper studies the mechanism for the equity of payments for using the Colombian health system, defined as the … payment system are studied, as well as a particular case of a homogeneous population. Health services are grouped together …
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10005747239
The objective of this study consists in quantifying in money terms the potential reduction in usage of public health … care outlets associated to the tenure of double (public plus private) insurance. In order to address the problem, a … probabilistic model for visits to physicians is specified and estimated using data from the Catalonian Health Survey. Also, a model …
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10005771936
The objective of this study consists in quantifying in money terms the potential reduction in usage of public health … care outlets associated to the tenure of double (public plus private) insurance. In order to address the problem, a … probabilistic model for visits to physicians is specified and estimated using data from the Catalonian Health Survey. Also, a model …
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10005772347
inconsistencies that arise when strategic pre-selection is not properly taken into account. We fi nd that patients defer to GPs when … present choice options based on quality, but as agents of health authorities also consider their financial implications. …
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comparison effect, decrease subsequent demand. This tension is particularly important for the distribution of health products in … Uganda in which three health products differing in their scope for learning were initially offered either for free or for …
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10010355764
, including variables that were insignificant in the global parameter models. Results suggest health care scholars consider … varying parameter models in order to avoid global statements concerning health care relationships and evaluating the … performance of health policy. …
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efficiency of health centres in Finland between 1990 and 2003. To address potential non-random or endogenous treatment assignment … insignificant on the productive efficiency of health centres. … contrast to earlier studies, this paper approaches the economies of scale issue by analysing the break-ups of municipal health …
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