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Risk equalisation in voluntary health insurance markets: A three country comparison

Armstrong, John; Paolucci, Francesco; McLeod, Heather; Van de Ven, Wynand P M M

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The paper summarises the conclusions for health policy from the experience of three countries who have introduced risk equalisation subsidies, in their voluntary health insurance (VHI) markets. The countries chosen are Australia, Ireland and South Africa. All of these countries have developed VHI markets and have progressed towards introducing risk equalisation. The objective of such subsidies is primarily to make VHI affordable while encouraging efficiency in health care production.The paper...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/20589
Source: Health Policy
DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2010.06.009

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