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Author Esposito, Domenico, 1974-

Title Copayments and the demand for prescription drugs / Domenico Esposito
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (x, 141 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge international studies in health economics
Routledge international studies in health economics.
Contents Previous literature on prescription drug demand -- Coronary heart disease and the statins -- Economic differentiation among statins -- The structure of demand for prescription drugs -- The economics of prescription drug demand -- Econometric specification of prescription drug choice -- Data -- Descriptive statistics -- Multivariate regression results -- Multivariate sensitivity analyses -- Extensions -- Discussion of policy implications and conclusion
Summary "The increasing proliferation of copayments is one of the most striking developments in the health sector of the past few years. As debate over their exact nature and implementation continues to rage, this detailed volume examines the influence of copayments on the choice of drugs"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index (pages 126-139) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors -- economics.
Prescription Fees.
Choice Behavior.
Coronary Disease -- prevention & control.
Insurance, Pharmaceutical Services -- economics.
Consumer behavior -- United States.
Copayments (Insurance) -- United States
Drug utilization -- Economic aspects -- United States
Prescription pricing -- United States.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Insurance -- Health.
Consumer behavior.
Copayments (Insurance)
Drug utilization -- Economic aspects.
Prescription pricing.
United States.
United States.
Genre/Form Statistics.
Form Electronic book
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