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Asymmetric information and the demand for voluntary health insurance in Europe

Asymmetric information and the demand for voluntary health insurance in Europe

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKristian Bolin, Daniel Hedblom, Anna Lindgren, Bjorn Lindgren.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 15689, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 15689.
ContributionsBolin, Kristian., National Bureau of Economic Research.
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LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24112464M
LC Control Number2010655708

Health Insurance for International Citizens Living in Europe Assuming you do not have the benefit of a European Health Insurance Card, or you want greater access to a wider range of health care facilities, you may want to consider a private international medical plan that will cover your medical expenses in Europe and anywhere else in the world. Health insurance has been considered and promoted as the major financing mechanism to improve access to health services, as well to provide financial risk protection. In Africa, several countries have already spent scarce time, money, and effort on health insurance initiatives. Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Tanzania are just a.

  A large body of literature thus focuses on market demand for voluntary health insurance and the determinants of subscription and willingness to pay. Mossialos, Thomson, and Busse [ 16 ] analyze subscriber characteristics in 14 European countries and show that most subscribers to voluntary health insurance come from higher-income groups. Category: Asymmetric Information. Why shopping for health insurance is hard. 20 November Jason Shafrin 2 Comments. One reason is the economy. A worse economy means that less people have health insurance coverage and thus the utilization of medical services decreases.

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Asymmetric Information and the Demand for Voluntary Health Insurance in Europe Kristian Bolin, Daniel Hedblom, Anna Lindgren, and Bjorn Lindgren NBER Working Paper No. Get this from a library. Asymmetric information and the demand for voluntary health insurance in Europe.

[Kristian Bolin; National Bureau of Economic Research.;] -- "The NBER Bulletin on Aging and Health provides summaries of publications like this. You can sign up to receive the NBER Bulletin on Aging and Health by email.

Several past studies have found health. Asymmetric Information and the Demand for Voluntary Health Insurance in Europe Kristian Bolin, Daniel Hedblom, Anna Lindgren, Bjorn Lindgren. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in January NBER Program(s):Health Economics. Several past studies have found health risk to be negatively correlated with the probability of voluntary health.

Bolin, Kristian and Hedblom, Daniel and Lindgren, Anna and Lindgren, Bjorn, Asymmetric Information and the Demand for Voluntary Health Insurance in Europe (January ). NBER Working Paper No. wCited by: 9. "VOLUNTARY PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE AMONG THE OVER 50s IN EUROPE," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol.

22(3), pagesMarch. Lee, Yong-Woo, " Asymmetric information and the demand for private health insurance in Korea," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol.

(3), pages (). Taxation, health insurance, and market failure in the medical economy. Testing for asymmetric information in insurance markets. The demand for health with uncertainty and insurance. The demand for health: A theoretical and empirical investigation. Asymmetric Information and the Demand for Voluntary Health Insurance in Europe Kristian Bolin, Daniel Hedblom, Anna Lindgren, and Bjorn Lindgren NBER Working Paper No.

January JEL No. D82,I1 ABSTRACT Several past studies have found health risk to be negatively correlated with the probability of voluntary health insurance. Asymmetric information and the demand for voluntary health insurance in Europe.

NBER Working Paper No. Google Scholar. Cooper and Trivedi, A. Cooper, A. TrivediFitness membership and favorable selection in medicare advantage plans. The New England Journal of Medicine, (2) (), pp.

Asymmetric information and the demand for private health insurance in Korea Article in Economics Letters (3)– September with 30 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Voluntary health insurance in Europe: role and regulation The European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies supports and promotes evidence-based health policy-making through comprehensive and rigorous analysis of health systems in Europe.

Downloadable (with restrictions). In this article, we examine the relationship between self-assessed health status, defined as ex-ante health risk, and the demand for private health insurance using data from the Korean Longitudinal Study of Aging.

Contrary to theoretical predictions, insurance purchases increase with better health. We present an evidence that this phenomenon may be due to the.

Since patients can easily access health information on the Internet and on other online sources, information asymmetry between patients and physicians regarding symptoms, even diagnosis and treatment options has considerably decreased, especially in advanced countries.

(Major and Ozsvald ). However, asymmetry regarding competence (i.e. The demand estimates can characterize how much supplemental insurance would be purchased under different tax policies affecting health insurance purchases.

Although eliminating the current tax subsidy to insurance is shown to decrease demand, the results indicate a substantial demand for supplementary insurance even in the absence of present.

This study was aimed to evaluate the status of asymmetric information in Iran’s health insurance market with respect to the demand for outpatient services. Materials/sPatients and Methods: This research is a cross sectional study conducted on households living in Iran.

In some models that explore the effects of different insurance arrangements in an environment of information asymmetry between providers and patients, it has been shown that paying primary-care physicians through capitation may be efficient in the sense that it reduces excessive health services utilization Hillman et al.,Stearns et al.

Appendix: Review of the Literature on Voluntary Private Health Insurance Mark C. Bassett and Vincent M. Kane Introduction Methods and Results Defi nitions and Frameworks Demand for Voluntary Health Insurance Supply of Voluntary Health Insurance Performance and Impact of Voluntary Health Insurance The demand for supplementary health insurance is not related to gender of household’s head and household size in urban areas.

However, in rural areas, as the size of household increases, the higher expenses for housing, clothing, food and transportation reduce demand for supplementary health insurance ().The household head’s age is of positive impact on demand for supplementary health.

with health care demand. The health care market provides an opportunity to compare the estimates from a discrete-choice model with experimental evidence on health care demand.

We use estimates from the RAND Health Insurance Experiment (RHIE) as. Abstract. The term adverse selection is used in the insurance literature to describe a situation where an individual’s demand for insurance (either the propensity to buy insurance, or the quantity purchased, or both) is positively correlated with the individual’s risk of loss (e.g.

higher risks buy more insurance), and the insurer is unable to allow for this correlation in the price of. Title(s): Asymmetric information and the demand for voluntary health insurance in Europe/ Kristian Bolin [et al.]. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, c.

those who, aware of their poorer health, decide to buy insurance.4 Our goal is to disentangle the relative importance of these factors. Since health insurance policies, which are mainly employer-provided, vary widely across individuals, we cannot conclude from Table 1 that insurance demand is income- .Asymmetric Information and the Demand for Voluntary Health Insurance in Europe.

NBER Working Paper No. w Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Feb Kristian Bolin, Daniel Hedblom, Anna Lindgren and Bjorn Lindgren.Bolin K, Hedblom D, Lindgren A, Lindgren B: Asymmetric Information and the Demand for Voluntary Health Insurance in Europe.

NBER Working PaperCambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research. Google Scholar.