Bargaining and idle public sector capacity in health care

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Pedro Pita Barros; Xavier Martínez-Giralt;
(2005)
  • Journal: volume 9,issue 5,pages1-8
  • Subject: Bargaining | Private sector | Negociacions Models matemàtics | Assistència sanitària | Public sector | National Health Service | negotiation, health care | Health care
    • jel: jel:I0 | jel:I1 | jel:I11 | jel:I18

A feature present in countries with a National Health Service is the co-existence of a public and a private sector. Often, the public payer contracts with private providers while holding idle capacity. This is often seen as inefficiency from the management of public fac... View more
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