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Why U.S. health care expenditure and ranking on health care indicators are so different from Canada’s

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  • A. Spithoven

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

    Volume (Year): 9 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 1-24

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:ijhcfe:v:9:y:2009:i:1:p:1-24

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    Keywords: Health care expenditure; United States; Canada; I10; I12;

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    1. Nicolas Ziebarth, 2014. "Assessing the effectiveness of health care cost containment measures: evidence from the market for rehabilitation care," International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 14(1), pages 41-67, March.

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