Welfare properties of restrictions to health care based on cost effectiveness
In this note we explore the welfare properties of access restrictions to health care based on cost effectiveness. We show that such instrument can improve the average effectiveness of health care, but it is optimal only under specific assumptions relating to the shape of the welfare function and the utility of health care. Copyright (C) 2009 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Volume (Year): 20 (2011)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
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