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The optimal negligence standard in health care under supply-side cost sharing

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  • Anja Olbrich

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics.

    Volume (Year): 8 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 73-85

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:ijhcfe:v:8:y:2008:i:2:p:73-85

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    Keywords: Medical malpractice; Negligence rule; Court errors; Defensive medicine; I11; K13;

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