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Out of pocket or out of control: A qualitative analysis of healthcare professional stakeholder involvement in pharmaceutical policy change in Ireland

O’Brien, Gary L., Sarah-Jo Sinnott, Flynn, Bridget O’, Valerie Walshe, Mark Mulcahy and Stephen Byrne

Health Policy, 2020, vol. 124, issue 4, 411-418

Abstract: Mandatory co-payments attached to prescription medicines on the Irish public health insurance [General Medical Services (GMS)] scheme have undergone multiple iterations since their introduction in October 2010. To date, whilst patients’ opinions on said co-payments have been evaluated, the perspectives of community pharmacists and general practitioners (GPs) have not.

Keywords: General medical services; Co-payment; Framework analysis; Health policy; Community pharmacy; Primary care (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
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DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2020.02.011

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