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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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Standardisation of costs: the Dutch Manual for Costing in economic evaluations.
The lack of a uniform costing methodology is often considered a weakness of economic evaluations that hinders the interpretation and comparison of studies. Standardisation is therefore an importantExpand
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Objectives: In 2000, the first “Dutch Manual for Costing: Methods and Reference Prices for Economic Evaluations in Healthcare” was published, followed by an updated version in 2004. The purpose ofExpand
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Equity in the finance and delivery of health care : an international perspective
This volume presents the results of research which represent a significant contribution to the knowledge of equity in the finance and delivery of health care in ten countries. It compares theExpand
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A Practical Guide for Calculating Indirect Costs of Disease
SummaryThere may be some discussion about whether indirect costs should be taken into account at all in an economic appraisal, but there is certainly considerable debate about the proper way ofExpand
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Comparing methodologies for the cost estimation of hospital services
The aim of the study was to determine whether the total cost estimate of a hospital service remains reliable when the cost components of bottom-up microcosting were replaced by the cost components ofExpand
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Productivity Costs in Economic Evaluations: Past, Present, Future
Productivity costs occur when the productivity of individuals is affected by illness, treatment, disability or premature death. The objective of this paper was to review past and current developmentsExpand
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Willingness to pay for a quality-adjusted life-year: the individual perspective.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to elicit the individual willingness to pay (WTP) for a quality-adjusted life-year (QALY). METHODS In a Web-based questionnaire containing contingent valuationExpand
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The Swiss and Dutch Health Insurance Systems: Universal Coverage and Regulated Competitive Insurance Markets
As the United States resumes debate over options for achieving universal health coverage, policymakers are once again examining insurance systems in other industrialized countries. More recentExpand
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