A theoretical approach to dual practice regulations in the health sector.

  title={A theoretical approach to dual practice regulations in the health sector.},
  author={Paula Gonz{\'a}lez and In{\'e}s Macho-Stadler},
  journal={Journal of health economics},
  volume={32 1},
Internationally, there is wide cross-country heterogeneity in government responses to dual practice in the health sector. This paper provides a uniform theoretical framework to analyze and compare some of the most common regulations. We focus on three interventions: banning dual practice, offering rewarding contracts to public physicians, and limiting dual practice (including both limits to private earnings of dual providers and limits to involvement in private activities). An ancillary… CONTINUE READING
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