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Do people with private health insurance attach a higher value to health than those without insurance? Results from an EQ-5D-5 L valuation study in Ireland

Anna P. Hobbins, Luke Barry, Dan Kelleher, Koonal Shah (), Nancy Devlin (), Juan Manuel Ramos Goni and O’Neill, Ciaran

Health Policy, 2020, vol. 124, issue 6, 639-646

Abstract: Differences in healthcare use could relate to differences in the values assigned health as well as to differences in access. We sought to establish whether there existed evidence of differences in values assigned health states between individuals with and without insurance in Ireland.

Keywords: Insurance status; Health preferences; Disparities; EQ5D; Ireland (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
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DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2020.03.005

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