Estimates of patient costs related with population morbidity: can indirect costs affect the results?

Abstract

A number of health economics studies require patient cost estimates as basic information input. However, the accuracy of cost estimates remains generally unspecified. We propose to investigate how the allocation of indirect costs or overheads can affect the estimation of patient costs and lead to improvements in the analysis of patient cost estimates… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10198-010-0227-5

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