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Do people with private health insurance attach a higher value to health than those without insurance? Results from an EQ-5D-5 L valuation study in Ireland

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  • Hobbins, Anna P.
  • Barry, Luke
  • Kelleher, Dan
  • Shah, Koonal
  • Devlin, Nancy
  • Ramos Goni, Juan Manuel
  • O’Neill, Ciaran

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Differences in healthcare use could relate to differences in the values assigned health as well as to differences in access. We sought to establish whether there existed evidence of differences in values assigned health states between individuals with and without insurance in Ireland.

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  • Hobbins, Anna P. & Barry, Luke & Kelleher, Dan & Shah, Koonal & Devlin, Nancy & Ramos Goni, Juan Manuel & O’Neill, Ciaran, 2020. "Do people with private health insurance attach a higher value to health than those without insurance? Results from an EQ-5D-5 L valuation study in Ireland," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 124(6), pages 639-646.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:124:y:2020:i:6:p:639-646
    DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2020.03.005
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