A nonparametric vs. latent class model of general practitioner utilization: Evidence from Canada
Predicting health care utilization is the foundation of many health economics analyses, such as calculating risk-adjustment capitation payments or measuring equity in health care utilization. The most common econometric models of physician utilization are parametric count data models, since the most common metric of physician utilization is the number of physician visits.
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Volume (Year): 30 (2011)
Issue (Month): 6 ()
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