Are all health gains equally important? An exploration of acceptable health as a reference point in health care priority setting

@inproceedings{Wouters2015AreAH,
  title={Are all health gains equally important? An exploration of acceptable health as a reference point in health care priority setting},
  author={Sofie Wouters and N. J. A. van Exel and K. I. M. Rohde and W. B. F. Brouwer},
  booktitle={Health and quality of life outcomes},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Accumulating evidence suggests that members of society prefer some QALY gains over others. In this paper, we explore the notion of acceptable health as a reference point in assessing the value of health gains. The value of health benefits may be assessed in terms of their position relative to this reference level, benefits above the level of acceptable health being valued differently from benefits below this level. In this paper we focus on assessing the level of acceptable health at… CONTINUE READING
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