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The cost of prescription medicines to patients


  • Noyce, Peter R.
  • Huttin, Christine
  • Atella, Vicenzo
  • Brenner, Gerhard
  • Haaijer-Ruskamp, Flora M.
  • Hedvall, Maj-Britt
  • Mechtler, Reli


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  • Noyce, Peter R. & Huttin, Christine & Atella, Vicenzo & Brenner, Gerhard & Haaijer-Ruskamp, Flora M. & Hedvall, Maj-Britt & Mechtler, Reli, 2000. "The cost of prescription medicines to patients," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 52(2), pages 129-145, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:52:y:2000:i:2:p:129-145

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    1. Huttin, Christine, 1994. "The use of prescription charges," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 27(1), pages 53-73, January.
    2. M Ryan & S Birch, 1991. "Charging for Health Care: Evidence on the Utilization of NHS Prescribed Drugs," Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis Working Paper Series 27, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis (CHEPA), McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.
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    5. Lundberg, Lena & Johannesson, Magnus & Isacson, Dag G. L. & Borgquist, Lars, 1998. "Effects of user charges on the use of prescription medicines in different socio-economic groups," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 44(2), pages 123-134, May.
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    1. Vincenzo Atella & Peter R. Noyce & Ellen Schafheutle & Karen Hassell, 2005. "Affordability of Medicines and Patients' Cost Reduction Behaviors: Empirical Evidence Based on SUR Estimates from Italy and the United Kingdom," CEIS Research Paper 71, Tor Vergata University, CEIS.
    2. Patrizio Armeni & Claudio Jommi & Monica Otto, 2016. "The simultaneous effects of pharmaceutical policies from payers’ and patients’ perspectives: Italy as a case study," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer;Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie (DGGÖ), vol. 17(8), pages 963-977, November.
    3. Piette, John D. & Heisler, Michele & Horne, Robert & Caleb Alexander, G., 2006. "A conceptually based approach to understanding chronically ill patients' responses to medication cost pressures," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 62(4), pages 846-857, February.
    4. Vincenzo Atella & Karen Hassell & Ellen Schafheutle & Marjorie C. Weiss & Peter R. Noyce, 2003. "Cost to the Patient or Cost to the Healthcare System? Which one Matters the Most for GP Prescribing Decisions? A UK-Italy Comparison," CEIS Research Paper 1, Tor Vergata University, CEIS.
    5. Aaltonen, Katri & Niemelä, Mikko & Norris, Pauline & Bell, J. Simon & Hartikainen, Sirpa, 2013. "Trends and income related differences in out-of-pocket costs for prescription and over-the-counter medicines in Finland from 1985 to 2006," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 110(2), pages 131-140.
    6. Dhippayom, Teerapon & Walker, Roger, 2008. "Impact of the reduction of the prescription charge in Wales on the prescribing of non-sedating antihistamines in primary care," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 87(3), pages 309-315, September.
    7. Bentur, Netta & Gross, Revital & Brammli-Greenberg, Shuli, 2004. "Satisfaction with and access to community care of the chronically ill in Israel's health system," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 67(2), pages 129-136, February.
    8. Mousnad, Mohamed Awad & Shafie, Asrul Akmal & Ibrahim, Mohamed Izham, 2014. "Systematic review of factors affecting pharmaceutical expenditures," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 116(2), pages 137-146.

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