“Gaining or losing”: The importance of the perspective in primary care health services valuation

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Martín-Fernández, Jesús; Ariza-Cardiel, Gloria; Peña-Longobardo, Luz Mª; Polentinos-Castro, Elena; Oliva-Moreno, Juan; Gil-Lacruz, Ana Isabel; Medina-Palomino, Héctor; del Cura-González, Isabel;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 12,issue 12 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0188969, pmc: PMC5716530
  • Subject: Spain | Research Article | Education | Educational Attainment | Sociology | Geographical locations | Medicine | Health Care Policy | Q | R | Economics | People and places | Social Sciences | Public and Occupational Health | Science | Socioeconomic Aspects of Health | Health Systems Strengthening | Primary Care | European Union | Medicine and Health Sciences | Health Care Providers | Europe | Health Care | Health Economics

Rationale and objectives Economic theory classifies an intervention as socially beneficial if the total Willingness to Pay (WTP) of those who gain exceeds the total Willingness to accept (WTA) of those who are harmed. This paper examines the differences in health system... View more
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