Incentives for voluntary health insurance in a national health system: Evidence from Italy
Dino Rizzi () and
Health Policy, 2021, vol. 125, issue 6, 685-692
The paper evaluates the extent to which the government's policy to encourage the purchase of voluntary health insurance (VHI) may have led to income-related horizontal inequity in access to health care in a universal health care system (NHS).
Keywords: National Health Service; Voluntary Health Insurance; Tax incentives; Policy evaluation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D31 H24 I13 I14 I18 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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