The impact of voluntary health insurance on health care utilization and out-of-pocket payments: new evidence for vietnam

Health Economics, 04/23/2012

Nguyen CV – It was found out that voluntary health insurance helps the insured people increase the annual outpatient and inpatient visits by around 45% and 70%, respectively. However, the effect of voluntary health insurance on out–of–pocket expenses on health care services is not statistically significant.

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