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What characterises the privately insured in universal health care systems? A review of the empirical evidence

Astrid Kiil ()

Health Policy, 2012, vol. 106, issue 1, 60-75

Abstract: This paper reviews the empirical literature on what characterises individuals with voluntary private health insurance (VPHI) in universal health care systems and assesses how well the empirical evidence corresponds with the theoretical predictions.

Keywords: Private health insurance; Universal health care systems; Determinants; Risk selection (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
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DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2012.02.019

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