The price of placements in residential and nursing home care: the effects of contracts and competition.

@article{Forder2000ThePO,
  title={The price of placements in residential and nursing home care: the effects of contracts and competition.},
  author={Julien Forder and Ann P. Netten},
  journal={Health economics},
  year={2000},
  volume={9 7},
  pages={643-57}
}
A variety of contract types are used in the placement of elderly people in residential and nursing care homes in the UK. Contracts vary according to how and when providers are paid. Among other things, prices can be made contingent on the total quantity of service to be purchased and on production cost characteristics. They can be determined at the time of… CONTINUE READING