Modeling the relationship between health and health care expenditures using a latent Markov model.

Abstract

We investigate the dynamic relationship between several dimensions of health and health care expenditures for older individuals. Health data from the Longitudinal Aging Survey Amsterdam is combined with data on hospital and long term care use. We estimate a latent variable based jointly on observed health indicators and expenditures. Annual transition… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2012.11.005

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@article{Wouterse2013ModelingTR, title={Modeling the relationship between health and health care expenditures using a latent Markov model.}, author={Bram Wouterse and Martijn Huisman and Bert Meijboom and Dorly J. H. Deeg and Johan J. Polder}, journal={Journal of health economics}, year={2013}, volume={32 2}, pages={423-39} }