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Future health care costs--do health care costs during the last year of life matter?

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  • Wickstrom, Jannie
  • Serup-Hansen, Niels
  • Kristiansen, Ivar Sonbo

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  • Wickstrom, Jannie & Serup-Hansen, Niels & Kristiansen, Ivar Sonbo, 2002. "Future health care costs--do health care costs during the last year of life matter?," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 62(2), pages 161-172, November.
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