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The effect of report cards on consumer choice in the health insurance market

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  • Wedig, Gerard J.
  • Tai-Seale, Ming
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Health Economics.

    Volume (Year): 21 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 6 (November)
    Pages: 1031-1048

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jhecon:v:21:y:2002:i:6:p:1031-1048

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    1. Short, Pamela Farley & Taylor, Amy K., 1989. "Premiums, benefits, and employee choice of health insurance options," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 8(3), pages 293-311, December.
    2. Harris, Katherine & Schultz, Jennifer & Feldman, Roger, 2002. "Measuring consumer perceptions of quality differences among competing health benefit plans," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 21(1), pages 1-17, January.
    3. Holmer, Martin, 1984. "Tax policy and the demand for health insurance," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 3(3), pages 203-221, December.
    4. Scanlon, Dennis P. & Chernew, Michael & McLaughlin, Catherine & Solon, Gary, 2002. "The impact of health plan report cards on managed care enrollment," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 21(1), pages 19-41, January.
    5. W. P. Welch, 1986. "The Elasticity of Demand for Health Maintenance Organizations," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 21(2), pages 252-266.
    6. Beaulieu, Nancy Dean, 2002. "Quality information and consumer health plan choices," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 21(1), pages 43-63, January.
    7. Melissa W. Barringer & Olivia S. Mitchell, 1994. "Workers' preferences among company-provided health insurance plans," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 48(1), pages 141-152, October.
    8. Roger Feldman & Michael Finch & Bryan Dowd & Steven Cassou, 1989. "The Demand for Employment-Based Health Insurance Plans," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 24(1), pages 115-142.
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    1. Abe Dunn, 2010. "The Value of Coverage in the Medicare Advantage Insurance Market," BEA Working Papers, Bureau of Economic Analysis 0061, Bureau of Economic Analysis.
    2. Leemore Dafny & Kate Ho & Mauricio Varela, 2013. "Let Them Have Choice: Gains from Shifting Away from Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance and toward an Individual Exchange," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 5(1), pages 32-58, February.
    3. M. Kate Bundorf & Natalie Chun & Gopi Shah Goda & Daniel P. Kessler, 2008. "Do Markets Respond to Quality Information? The Case of Fertility Clinics," NBER Working Papers 13888, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Chernew, Michael & Gowrisankaran, Gautam & Scanlon, Dennis P., 2008. "Learning and the value of information: Evidence from health plan report cards," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 144(1), pages 156-174, May.
    5. Werner, Rachel M. & Norton, Edward C. & Konetzka, R. Tamara & Polsky, Daniel, 2012. "Do consumers respond to publicly reported quality information? Evidence from nursing homes," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 50-61.
    6. Ashraf, Nava & Jack, B. Kelsey & Kamenica, Emir, 2013. "Information and subsidies: Complements or substitutes?," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 88(C), pages 133-139.
    7. M. Bundorf & Jonathan Levin & Neale Mahoney, 2008. "Pricing and Welfare in Health Plan Choice," Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research 07-047, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.
    8. Glazer, Jacob & McGuire, Thomas G. & Cao, Zhun & Zaslavsky, Alan, 2008. "Using global ratings of health plans to improve the quality of health care," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 27(5), pages 1182-1195, September.
    9. Ansgar Wübker & Dirk Sauerland & Achim Wübker, 2010. "Beeinflussen bessere Qualitätsinformationen die Krankenhauswahl in Deutschland?," Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik), Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Department of Statistics and Economics, Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Department of Statistics and Economics, vol. 230(4), pages 467-490, August.
    10. Wübker, Ansgar & Sauerland, Dirk & Wübker, Achim, 2008. "Does better information about hospital quality affect patients’ choice? Empirical findings from Germany," MPRA Paper 10479, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 09 Sep 2008.
    11. Glazer, Jacob & McGuire, Thomas G., 2006. "Optimal quality reporting in markets for health plans," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 25(2), pages 295-310, March.
    12. Vincze, János, 2010. "Miért és mitől védjük a fogyasztókat?. Aszimmetrikus információ és/vagy korlátozott racionalitás
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    13. Jin, Ginger Zhe & Sorensen, Alan T., 2006. "Information and consumer choice: The value of publicized health plan ratings," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 25(2), pages 248-275, March.
    14. Buchmueller, Thomas, 2006. "Price and the health plan choices of retirees," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 25(1), pages 81-101, January.
    15. Chernew, Michael & Gowrisankaran, Gautam & McLaughlin, Catherine & Gibson, Teresa, 2004. "Quality and employers' choice of health plans," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 23(3), pages 471-492, May.
    16. Michael Richards, 2012. "Using the economics of certification to improve the safety and quality of male circumcision in developing countries," Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, Springer, Springer, vol. 10(2), pages 77-85, March.
    17. Justin Wang & Jason Hockenberry & Shin-Yi Chou & Muzhe Yang, 2010. "Do Bad Report Cards Have Consequences? Impacts of Publicly Reported Provider Quality Information on the CABG Market in Pennsylvania," NBER Working Papers 16225, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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