Benefit Design in Health Care Reform: Patient Cost-Sharing

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This paper examines the health services and economics literature to learn what is known about the effects of patient cost-sharing (that is, annual deductibles, coinsurance, copayments, and out-of-pocket maximurns) on patients’ use of health care services, on plan expenditures, and on patients’ health outcomes.

Creator(s): United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: September 1993
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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This paper examines the health services and economics literature to learn what is known about the effects of patient cost-sharing (that is, annual deductibles, coinsurance, copayments, and out-of-pocket maximurns) on patients’ use of health care services, on plan expenditures, and on patients’ health outcomes.

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63 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Series Title: Background paper
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 9310
  • SUDOC: Y 3.T 22/2:2 D 46/3
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  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc40043
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