New joints: Private providers and rising demand in the English National Health Service

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Kelly, Elaine; Stoye, George;
  • Publisher: Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) London
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1920/wp.ifs.2016.1615, doi: 10.1920/wp.ifs.2015.1522
  • Subject: I18 | public service choice | I11 | geographic variation | competition | L33 | I14 | demand | healthcare demand | Healthcare
    • ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

Reforms to public services have extended consumer choice by allowing for the entry of private providers. The aim is to generate competitive pressure to improve quality when consumers choose between providers. However, for many services new entrants could also affect whe... View more
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