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Price sensitivity and regional variation in health care

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Title: Price sensitivity and regional variation in health care
Authors: Johansson, Naimi
Issue Date: 12-Feb-2021
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: I. Johansson, N., Jakobsson, N. & Svensson, M. Regional variation in health care utilization in Sweden – the importance of demand-side factors. BMC Health Services Research, 2018, 18:403.

II. Johansson, N. & Svensson, M. Regional variation in drug expenditures – evidence from regional migrants in Sweden. Manuscript.

III. Johansson, N., Jakobsson, N. & Svensson, M. Effects of primary care cost-sharing among young adults: varying impact across income groups and gender. The European Journal of Health Economics, 2019, 20(8):1271–1280.

IV. Johansson, N., de New, S.C., Kunz, J., Petrie, D. & Svensson, M. Reductions in out-of-pocket prices and forward-looking moral hazard in health care. Manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2021-03-05
Disputation: Fredagen den 5 mars 2021, kl. 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: health care utilization
health insurance
regional variation
price sensitivity
Abstract: Understanding the consequences of current health policy is important in order to design and develop a health care system suitable for future challenges. The purpose of this thesis is to bring evidence on the determinants of regional variation in health care and on individuals’ responsiveness to patient out-of-pocket prices in Sweden. The papers included in the thesis are longitudinal register based studies, using representative samples of the Swedish population, with data obtained from national ... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-200-5
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