New perspectives in the design of pharmaceutical copayments
AbstractIn this paper we propose a new approach for the design of pharmaceutical copayments. We departure from the standard efficiency argument that advocates for copayments that are decreasing in the health benefits of the patients in order to discipline consumption. Under our approach, copayments are justified by the difficulties for the provider to fully fund their health services.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Centro de Estudios Andaluces in its series Economic Working Papers at Centro de Estudios Andaluces with number E2009/07.
Length: 31 pages
Date of creation: 2009
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pharmaceutical copayments; equity; axiomatic bargaining; claims;
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- NEP-ALL-2010-01-16 (All new papers)
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