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Out-of-pocket payments for health care in Serbia

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  • Arsenijevic, Jelena
  • Pavlova, Milena
  • Groot, Wim

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This study focuses on out-of-pocket payments for health care in Serbia. In contrast to previous studies, we distinguish three types of out-of-pocket patient payments: official co-payments, informal (under-the-table) payments and payments for “bought and brought goods” (i.e. payments for health care goods brought by the patient to the health care facility).

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  • Arsenijevic, Jelena & Pavlova, Milena & Groot, Wim, 2015. "Out-of-pocket payments for health care in Serbia," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 119(10), pages 1366-1374.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:119:y:2015:i:10:p:1366-1374
    DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2015.07.005
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