Physician-Induced Demand for Medical Care : Irish General Practitioners

  title={Physician-Induced Demand for Medical Care : Irish General Practitioners},
  • Published 2012
In a cross-section study based on a national household sample survey, return visits with general practitioners (GPs) vary with the ratio of GPs to population. Thus, higher physician supply, which by itself would depress physician incomes, is compensated for by higher utilisation, in the form of increased return visits. Return visits also vary inversely with… CONTINUE READING