Government purchasing of health services
Chalkley, M. and Malcomson, J.M. (1998) Government purchasing of health services. Southampton, UK, University of Southampton (Discussion Papers in Economics and Econometrics, 9821).
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This chapter reviews the literature on payment schemes for government purchases of health services. It focuses on four themes: (1) the tension between obtaining appropriate quality of services and keeping the cost of those services at an acceptable level; (2) the role of cost sharing by the payer when there is asymmetric information between purchaser and supplier about costs or case-mix; (3) the importance of committment in purchasing; and (4) the role of reputation in maintaining quality in long term relationships between purchasers and suppliers.
|Item Type:||Monograph (Discussion Paper)|
|Subjects:||J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Social Sciences > Economics
|Date Deposited:||25 Jan 2008|
|Last Modified:||02 Mar 2012 12:27|
|Publisher:||University of Southampton|
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