Health system effects on cost efficiency in the OECD countries
Authors: Gerdtham, Ulf-G.; Löthgren, Mickael
Source: Applied Economics, Volume 33, Number 5, 1 April 2001 , pp. 643-647(5)
Abstract:This paper investigates the effects of different health systems on cost efficiency in inpatient health care among the OECD countries. The results indicate that public contract systems are more efficient and that public integrated systems are less efficient than public reimbursement systems.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: April 1, 2001