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The profiles of public and private patients in maternal healthcare: A longitudinal study to examine adverse selection

William, Jananie; Loong, Bronwyn; Chojenta, Catherine; Loxton, Deborah


In this article, we investigate differences in the profiles of patients within the Australian mixed public-private maternal health system to examine the extent of adverse selection. There are conflicting influences on adverse selection within the private health sector in Australia due to government regulations that incentivise lower risk segments of the population to purchase community-rated private health insurance. We use a two-phase modelling methodology that incorporates statistical...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-06-14
Type: Journal article
Source: Annals of Actuarial Science
DOI: 10.1017/S1748499519000083
Access Rights: Open Access


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