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Wettbewerb in kapitalgedeckten Krankenversicherungssystemen: Ein risikogerechter Ansatz zur Übertragung von Alterungsrückstellungen in der Privaten Krankenversicherung

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  • Stephan Rosenbrock

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The capital-funded health insurance system in Germany (the PKV) is afflicted with a lack of competition because insurants lose their ageing provisions if they switch their insurer. Therefore the transfer of „individual ageing provisions″ has been discussed for many years, but it is mostly regarded as impracticable due to information and incentive problems. In this article a transfer mechanism based consequently on the risk allocation in the PKV is derived. This mechanism can solve the information and incentive problems linked with the transfer of ageing provisions. The result is that the PKV can be extended to a very attractive model to organize health insurance markets. Copyright 2008 die Autoren Journal compilation 2008, Verein für Socialpolitik und Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

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  • Martin Nell & Stephan Rosenbrock, 2008. "Wettbewerb in kapitalgedeckten Krankenversicherungssystemen: Ein risikogerechter Ansatz zur Übertragung von Alterungsrückstellungen in der Privaten Krankenversicherung," Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, Verein für Socialpolitik, vol. 9(2), pages 173-195, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:perwir:v:9:y:2008:i:2:p:173-195
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    1. Friedrich Breyer, 2010. "Gesundheitspolitik," Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 79(1), pages 44-55.
    2. Albrecht, Martin & Möllenkamp, Meilin & Nolting, Hans-Dieter & Hildebrandt-Heene, Susanne, 2016. "Transformationsmodelle einer Bürgerversicherung: Gestaltungsoptionen aus Sicht von Versicherten und Beschäftigten der Krankenversicherungen," Study / edition der Hans-Böckler-Stiftung, Hans-Böckler-Stiftung, Düsseldorf, volume 127, number 332.
    3. Kifmann, Mathias & Nell, Martin, 2013. "Fairer Systemwettbewerb zwischen gesetzlicher und privater Krankenversicherung," hche Research Papers 2013/06, University of Hamburg, Hamburg Center for Health Economics (hche).
    4. Wasem, Jürgen & Buchner, Florian & Walendzik, Anke & Schröder, Michael, 2016. "Qualitative Analysen zur harmonisierten Berechnung einer Alterungsrückstellung und der verfassungskonformen Ausgestaltung ihrer Portabilität: Endbericht - Studie im Auftrag des Verbraucherzentrale Bun," IBES Diskussionsbeiträge 218, University of Duisburg-Essen, Institute of Business and Economic Studie (IBES).

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