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TWO Causes and Consequences of Regional Variations in Health Care 1

@inproceedings{Skinner2011TWOCA,
  title={TWO Causes and Consequences of Regional Variations in Health Care 1},
  author={Jonathan Skinner},
  year={2011}
}
  • Jonathan Skinner
  • Published 2011
  • There are widespread differences in health care spending and utilization across regions of the US as well as in other countries. Are these variations caused by demand-side factors such as patient preferences, health status, income, or access? Or are they caused by supply-side factors such as provider financial incentives, beliefs, ability, or practice norms? In this chapter, I first consider regional health care differences in the context of a simple demand and supply model, and then focus on… CONTINUE READING
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