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The potential premium range of risk-rating in competitive markets for supplementary health insurance

Paolucci, Francesco; Prinsze, Femmeke; Stam, Pieter J.A.; Van De Ven, Wynand P M M

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In this paper, we simulate several scenarios of the potential premium range for voluntary (supplementary) health insurance, covering benefits which might be excluded from mandatory health insurance (MI). Our findings show that, by adding risk-factors, the minimum premium decreases and the maximum increases. The magnitude of the premium range is especially substantial for benefits such as medical devices and drugs. When removing benefits from MI policymakers should be aware of the implications...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/59430
Source: International Journal of health care finance and economics
DOI: 10.1007/s10754-008-9049-8

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