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Free to choose? The impact of healthcare reform

Martin Gaynor (), Carol Propper and Stephan Seiler

CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance from Centre for Economic Performance, LSE

Abstract: Has the introduction of greater choice and competition in healthcare in England led to improved outcomes for patients? The authors assess changes in the quality of care that hospitals provided for cardiac surgery patients following the mid-2000s reforms.

Keywords: Demand estimation; non-price competition; health economics; patient choice; health care reform (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D12 I11 I18 L13 L30 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2013-06
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