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The effects of reimbursement mechanisms on medical technology diffusion in the hospital sector in the Italian NHS

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  • Finocchiaro Castro, Massimo
  • Guccio, Calogero
  • Pignataro, Giacomo
  • Rizzo, Ilde

The aim of this study was to investigate how the differences across the regional reimbursement mechanisms and in particular the use of the DRGs impact on the level in the high technology equipment diffusion.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Health Policy.

Volume (Year): 115 (2014)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 215-229

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Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:115:y:2014:i:2:p:215-229
DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2013.12.004
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