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The Impact of the Urban Resident Basic Medical Insurance on Health Services Utilisation in China

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  • Gang Chen

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  • Gordon Liu

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  • Fei Xu

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Given that it is still early days for the URBMI scheme, the positive effect on health services utilisation is appreciable. Copyright Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

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  • Gang Chen & Gordon Liu & Fei Xu, 2014. "The Impact of the Urban Resident Basic Medical Insurance on Health Services Utilisation in China," PharmacoEconomics, Springer, vol. 32(3), pages 277-292, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:pharme:v:32:y:2014:i:3:p:277-292
    DOI: 10.1007/s40273-013-0097-7
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