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The effect of quality information on consumer health plan switching: Evidence from the Buyers Health Care Action Group

  • Abraham, Jean M.
  • Feldman, Roger
  • Carlin, Caroline
  • Christianson, Jon
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    Volume (Year): 25 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 4 (July)
    Pages: 762-781

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jhecon:v:25:y:2006:i:4:p:762-781
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