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Models For Health Care

This chapter presents the econometric methods that are used in health economics to model individuals health care costs. These methods are used for prediction, projection and forecasting, in the context of risk adjustment, resource allocation, technology assessment and policy evaluation. The chapter reviews the literature on the comparative performance of the methods, especially in the context of forecasting individual health care costs, and concludes with an empirical case study.

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Paper provided by HEDG, c/o Department of Economics, University of York in its series Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) Working Papers with number 10/01.

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Date of creation: Jan 2010
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Handle: RePEc:yor:hectdg:10/01
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