Health insurance subsidies and deductible choice: Evidence from regional variation in subsidy schemes.


The extent to which premium subsidies can influence health insurance choices is an open question. In this paper, we explore the regional variation in subsidy schemes in Switzerland, designed as either in-kind or cash transfers, to study their impact on the choice of health insurance deductibles. Using health survey data and a difference-in-differences… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2017.08.002