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Economic evaluation and the postponement of health care costs

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  • Pieter H. M. van Baal
  • Talitha L. Feenstra
  • Johan J. Polder
  • Rudolf T. Hoogenveen
  • Werner B. F. Brouwer

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  • Pieter H. M. van Baal & Talitha L. Feenstra & Johan J. Polder & Rudolf T. Hoogenveen & Werner B. F. Brouwer, 2011. "Economic evaluation and the postponement of health care costs," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 20(4), pages 432-445, April.
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    1. Kanters, Tim A. & Brouwer, Werner B.F. & van Vliet, René C.J.A. & van Baal, Pieter H.M. & Polder, Johan J., 2013. "A new prevention paradox: The trade-off between reducing incentives for risk selection and increasing the incentives for prevention for health insurers," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 76(C), pages 150-158.

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