Inequity in the use of physician services in Norway before and after introducing patient lists in primary care

@inproceedings{Grasdal2011InequityIT,
  title={Inequity in the use of physician services in Norway before and after introducing patient lists in primary care},
  author={Astrid Louise Grasdal and Karin Monstad},
  booktitle={International journal for equity in health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Inequity in use of physician services has been detected even within health care systems with universal coverage of the population through public insurance schemes. In this study we analyse and compare inequity in use of physician visits (GP and specialists) in Norway based on data from the Surveys of Living Conditions for the years 2000, 2002 and 2005. A patient list system was introduced for GPs in 2001 to improve GP accessibility, strengthen the stability of the patient-doctor… CONTINUE READING