Patient responsiveness to a differential deductible: empirical results from The Netherlands

from The European Journal of Health Economics at on December 11, 2018 at 06:46AM Abstract Health insurers may use financial incentives to encourage their enrollees to choose preferred providers for medical treatment. Empirical evidence whether differences in cost-sharing rates across providers affects patient choice behavior is, especially from Europe, limited. This paper examines the […]

The role of neighborhoods in household food insufficiency: Considering interactions between physical disorder, low social capital, violence, and perceptions of danger

from Social Science & Medicine at on December 10, 2018 at 12:12PM Publication date: Available online 10 December 2018 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Dylan B. Jackson, Kecia R. Johnson, Michael G. Vaughn, Marissa E. Hinton Abstract Rationale Food insecurity is a significant public health concern, with implications for community and individual health […]

Modelled Economic Evaluation of Nivolumab for the Treatment of Second-Line Advanced or Metastatic Squamous Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer in Australia Using Both Partition Survival and Markov Models

from Applied Health Economics and Health Policy at on December 10, 2018 at 05:57AM Abstract Objectives To assess the cost-effectiveness of nivolumab for patients with advanced or metastatic squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) progressed on or after platinum-based chemotherapy using a modelled economic evaluation. Methods Both partition survival (PS) and Markov models, comprised of […]

Effects of National Health Insurance on household out-of-pocket expenditure structure

from Social Science & Medicine at on December 9, 2018 at 01:42PM Publication date: Available online 8 December 2018 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Yujun Ku, Yiing-Jenq Chou, Miaw-chwen Lee, Christy Pu Abstract Achieving universal health insurance coverage is a major objective for many countries. Taiwan implemented its National Health Insurance (NHI) program […]