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Maximum waiting-time guarantee -- an attempt to reduce waiting lists in Sweden


  • Hanning, Marianne


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  • Hanning, Marianne, 1996. "Maximum waiting-time guarantee -- an attempt to reduce waiting lists in Sweden," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 36(1), pages 17-35, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:36:y:1996:i:1:p:17-35

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    1. Cullis, John G. & Jones, Philip R., 1985. "National health service waiting lists : A discussion of competing explanations and a policy proposal," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 4(2), pages 119-135, June.
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