IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/h/eee/heachp/2-691.html
   My bibliography  Save this book chapter

Health Care Spending Risk, Health Insurance, and Payment to Health Plans

Author

Listed:
  • Breyer, Friedrich
  • Bundorf, M. Kate
  • Pauly, Mark V.

Abstract

This chapter will deal with the actual and efficient functioning of health insurance in settings where risk (expected value) of medical spending or insurance benefits varies across individuals at a given point in time or over time for a given individual. It will deal with equilibrium in insurance markets with risk variation and will also deal with various configurations of information, the impacts on such markets of regulation motivated by risk variation, and the actual and optimal impact of governmental policies to deal with risk variation in national insurance systems.

Suggested Citation

  • Breyer, Friedrich & Bundorf, M. Kate & Pauly, Mark V., 2011. "Health Care Spending Risk, Health Insurance, and Payment to Health Plans," Handbook of Health Economics, Elsevier.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:heachp:2-691
    DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-53592-4.00011-6
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780444535924000116
    Download Restriction: Full text for ScienceDirect subscribers only

    As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to search for a different version of it.

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. Kate Ho & Ariel Pakes & Mark Shepard, 2016. "The Evolution of Health Insurer Costs in Massachusetts, 2010-12," NBER Working Papers 22835, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Lorenz, Normann, 2015. "The interaction of direct and indirect risk selection," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 42(C), pages 81-89.
    3. Mark Shepard, 2016. "Hospital Network Competition and Adverse Selection: Evidence from the Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange," NBER Working Papers 22600, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. repec:kap:revind:v:53:y:2018:i:1:d:10.1007_s11151-018-9623-2 is not listed on IDEAS

    More about this item

    Keywords

    health care spending; health care markets; insurance; public policy; risk variation;

    JEL classification:

    • I1 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eee:heachp:2-691. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Dana Niculescu). General contact details of provider: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/bookseriesdescription.cws_home/BS_HE/description .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.