economics of the private demand for outpatient health care by Alphonse G. Holtmann

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StatementA. G. Holtmann and E. Odgers Olsen, Jr.
SeriesDHEW publication ; no. (NIH) 78-1262, DHEW publication ;, no. (NIH) 78-1262.
ContributionsOlsen, E. Odgers, 1942- joint author., John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences. Geographic Health Studies.
LC ClassificationsRA410.53 .H64
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Paginationx, 141 p. :
Number of Pages141
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Open LibraryOL4374049M
LC Control Number78601686

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The economics of the private demand for outpatient health care / By Alphonse G. Holtmann, E. Odgers Olsen and John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences. Geographic Health Studies. A structural model of demand for health care is estimated to measure the demand effects of covariates.

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Therefore, this material should be regarded as an introduction to health economics rather than to economics. This paper uses the results of a household survey conducted in Cairo, Egypt in 1 to examine the factors that influence the demand for inpatient and outpatient health services.

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16(5), pages In the health care industry, the hospital systems which include the doctors are both supply and demand because they encourage demand and set their own pricing structures. Demand, like Supply described above, defines the total association connecting the price.

Health Care Sector. Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.

(MeSH) Health Care Rationing. Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources. Health Care Utilization - see Utilization.

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Healthcare as a merit goodHealthcare is classified as a merit good because consuming it provides benefits to others as well as to the individual consumer. For example, while inoculation against a contagious disease generates a private benefit to those inoculated as well as others.

However, few would choose inoculation only to protect others. Therefore. The law of demand applies to health care as in other markets: as the price of health care increases, you demand less of it. But we must be careful.

What matters is the price of health care to you. If you have health insurance, this price may be much lower than the actual cost of providing you with care. The difference between private and public (Medicare and Medicaid) payment rates for inpatient hospital stays widened between and Medical Expenditure Panel Survey data reveal that standar.

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Some states are allowing elective surgery to resume, but health. Rural health care in India faces a crisis unmatched by any other sector of the economy.

To mention just one dramatic fact, rural medical practitioners (RMPs), who provide 80% of outpatient care. Demand for the outpatient clinic services will continue to gain momentum bound to growing need for immediate treatment and convenience to the healthcare providers and patients.

Aim. This study updates a previous scoping review published by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) in (Roland M, McDonald R, Sibbald B. Outpatient Services and Primary Care: A Scoping Review of Research Into Strategies For Improving Outpatient .In addition, private health insurance plans paid $49 billion to treat obesity-related illness in 32 Some of this cost also was borne by the nonobese in the form of higher group health.

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