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Importing budget systems from other countries: what can we learn from the German drug budget and the British GP fundholding?


  • Delnoij, Diana
  • Brenner, Gerhard


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  • Delnoij, Diana & Brenner, Gerhard, 2000. "Importing budget systems from other countries: what can we learn from the German drug budget and the British GP fundholding?," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 52(3), pages 157-169, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:52:y:2000:i:3:p:157-169

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