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The impact of cost sharing of prescription drug expenditures on health care utilization by the elderly: Own- and cross-price elasticities

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  • Li, Xin
  • Guh, Daphne
  • Lacaille, Diane
  • Esdaile, John
  • Anis, Aslam H.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Health Policy.

    Volume (Year): 82 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 3 (August)
    Pages: 340-347

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:82:y:2007:i:3:p:340-347

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    1. Paul Contoyannis & Jeremiah Hurley & Paul Grootendorst & Sung-Hee Jeon & Robyn Tamblyn, 2005. "Estimating the price elasticity of expenditure for prescription drugs in the presence of non-linear price schedules: an illustration from Quebec, Canada," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 14(9), pages 909-923.
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    3. Rainer Winkelmann, 2003. "Co-Payments for Prescription Drugs and the Demand for Doctor Visits - Evidence from a Natural Experiment," SOI - Working Papers 0307, Socioeconomic Institute - University of Zurich.
    4. Gerald Auten & Robert Carroll, 1999. "The Effect Of Income Taxes On Household Income," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 81(4), pages 681-693, November.
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    6. Coulson, N.E. & Terza, J. & Neslusan, C.A. & Stuart, B., 1995. "Estimating the Moral Hazard Effect of Supplemental Medical Insurance in the Demand for Prescription Drugs by the Elderly," Papers 04-95-01, Pennsylvania State - Department of Economics.
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    1. Costa Font, Joan & Gemmill Toyama, Marin, 2011. "Does cost sharing really reduce inappropriate prescriptions among the elderly?," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 101(2), pages 195-208, July.
    2. Joan Costa-i-Font & Marin Gemmill-Toyama, 2010. "Does cost sharing really reduce inappropriate prescriptions?," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 27752, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    3. Devlin, Rose Anne & Sarma, Sisira & Zhang, Qi, 2011. "The role of supplemental coverage in a universal health insurance system: Some Canadian evidence," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 100(1), pages 81-90, April.

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