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Handbook of Health Economics
textabstractEditors and authors should be complimented for their impressive attempt to provide a fair account of the state-of-the-art in health economics. To review such an extensive work in a shortExpand
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Competition in the Dutch Health Care Sector
textabstractFor more than two decades, Dutch health policy has been marked by a search for a suitable market order in health care. Suitable in the sense of maintaining universal access, containingExpand
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Consumer price sensitivity in Dutch health insurance
Aim To estimate the price sensitivity of consumer choice of health insurance firm. Method Using paneldata of the flows of insured between pairs of Dutch sickness funds during the period 1993–2002, weExpand
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Supplementary health insurance as a tool for risk-selection in mandatory basic health insurance markets
Abstract: As the share of supplementary health insurance (SI) in health care finance is likely to grow, SI may become an increasingly attractive tool for risk-selection in basic health insuranceExpand
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Health Care Reform and Long-Term Care in the Netherlands
The Netherlands, as other OECD countries, faces the challenge of providing high quality health and long-term care services to an ageing population in a cost-efficient manner. In the health careExpand
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Consumer Mobility in Social Health Insurance Markets: A Five-country Comparison
During the 1990s the social health insurance schemes of Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium and Israel were profoundly reformed by the introduction of freedom of choice (open enrolment) ofExpand
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Can Risk Adjustment Prevent Risk Selection in a Competitive Long-Term Care Insurance Market?
When public long-term care (LTC) insurance is provided by insurers, they typically lack incentives for purchasing cost-effective LTC. Providing insurers with appropriate incentives for efficiencyExpand
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Consumer mobility in social health insurance markets
During the 1990s, the social health insurance schemes of Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium and Israel were significantly reformed by the introduction of freedom of choice (openExpand
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Health plan pricing behaviour and managed competition
In the Dutch social health insurance scheme, health plans operate in a managed competition framework. Essential features of this framework are risk adjustment, open enrolment and community rating.Expand
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