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How complex are the contracts offered by health plans?

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  • Pau Olivella

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  • Marcos Vera-Hernandez

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Article provided by Spanish Economic Association in its journal SERIEs.

Volume (Year): 1 (2010)
Issue (Month): 3 (July)
Pages: 305-323

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Handle: RePEc:spr:series:v:1:y:2010:i:3:p:305-323

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Keywords: Health plans competition; Adverse selection; Differentiation; D82; I11; L13;

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  1. Daniel McFadden & Carlos Noton & Pau Olivella, 2012. "Remedies for Sick Insurance," Working Papers 620, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.
  2. Daniel McFadden & Carlos Noton & Pau Olivella, 2013. "Minimum Coverage Regulation in Insurance Markets," Documentos de Trabajo, Centro de Economía Aplicada, Universidad de Chile 301, Centro de Economía Aplicada, Universidad de Chile.

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