Abstract The Medicare Part D program introduced prescription drug coverage for seniors in 2006.
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Summary We document the recent profile of health insurance and health care among mid-aged and older Chinese using data from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study conducted in 2011.
Abstract The aim of this study was to examine the effect that the introduction of new medical interventions at birth has had on mortality among newborn babies in Norway during the period 1967–2011.
Abstract Public hospital reform is one priority area in the healthcare system reform that China launched in 2009.
Abstract Periodontal disease has been linked to poor glycemic control among individuals with type 2 diabetes.
Abstract Global guidelines for new technologies are based on cost and efficacy data from a limited number of trial locations.
Abstract There are marked differences in methods used for undertaking economic evaluations across low-income, middle-income, and high-income countries.
Abstract Severe health shocks provide new information about one’s personal health and have been shown to influence smoking behaviors.
Abstract Economic evaluation using dynamic transmission models is important for capturing the indirect effects of infectious disease interventions.
Abstract Out-of-pocket spending is increasingly recognized as an important barrier to accessing health care, particularly in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) where a large portion of health expenditure comes from out-of-pocket payments.
Abstract Model-based economic evaluations of new interventions have shown that user behaviour (uptake) is a critical driver of overall impact achieved.
Abstract PurposeEstimating the incremental costs of scaling-up novel technologies in low-income and middle-income countries is a methodologically challenging and substantial empirical undertaking, in the absence of routine cost data collection.
Abstract This study reports the systematic development of a population-based health screening package for all Thai people under the universal health coverage (UHC).
Abstract The opportunity cost of inappropriate health policy decisions is greater in Central and Eastern European (CEE) compared with Western European (WE) countries because of poorer population health and more limited healthcare resources.