Patients whose GP knows complementary medicine tend to have lower costs and live longer


Health economists have largely ignored complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) as an area of research, although both clinical experiences and several empirical studies suggest cost-effectiveness of CAM. To explore the cost-effectiveness of CAM compared with conventional medicine. A dataset from a Dutch health insurer was used containing quarterly… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10198-011-0330-2


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