Physicians’ balance billing, supplemental insurance and access to health care

  • Izabela Jelovac
  • Published 2015 in
    International Journal of Health Economics and…

Abstract

Some countries allow physicians to balance bill patients, that is, to bill a fee above the one that is negotiated with, and reimbursed by the health authorities. Balance billing is known for restricting access to physicians’ services while supplemental insurance against balance billing amounts is supposed to alleviate the access problem. This paper analyzes… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10754-015-9162-4

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@article{Jelovac2015PhysiciansBB, title={Physicians’ balance billing, supplemental insurance and access to health care}, author={Izabela Jelovac}, journal={International Journal of Health Economics and Management}, year={2015}, volume={15}, pages={269-280} }