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On reimbursement reforms and stockpiling of prescription drugs: The case of insulin


  • Skipper, Niels


To show that care should be taken in studies which aim at linking prescription drug prices to purchased quantities due to anticipation and stockpiling effects.

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  • Skipper, Niels, 2012. "On reimbursement reforms and stockpiling of prescription drugs: The case of insulin," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 106(3), pages 233-240.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:106:y:2012:i:3:p:233-240 DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2012.04.013

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    1. Paul Contoyannis & Jeremiah Hurley & Paul Grootendorst & Sung-Hee Jeon & Robyn Tamblyn, 2005. "Estimating the price elasticity of expenditure for prescription drugs in the presence of non-linear price schedules: an illustration from Quebec, Canada," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 14(9), pages 909-923.
    2. Amitabh Chandra & Jonathan Gruber & Robin McKnight, 2010. "Patient Cost-Sharing and Hospitalization Offsets in the Elderly," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 100(1), pages 193-213, March.
    3. Andersson, Karolina & Petzold, Max Gustav & Sonesson, Christian & Lonnroth, Knut & Carlsten, Anders, 2006. "Do policy changes in the pharmaceutical reimbursement schedule affect drug expenditures?: Interrupted time series analysis of cost, volume and cost per volume trends in Sweden 1986-2002," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 79(2-3), pages 231-243, December.
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    1. Marianne Simonsen & Lars Skipper & Niels Skipper, 2017. "Piling Pills? Forward-Looking Behavior and Stockpiling of Prescription Drugs," Economics Working Papers 2017-08, Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University.


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