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Resistance to CEA in the United States

Peter J. Neumann

in Using Cost-Effectiveness Analysis to Improve Health Care

Published in print December 2004 | ISBN: 9780195171860
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865345 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171860.003.0003
Resistance to CEA in the United States

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This chapter reviews the policies of public and private health care payers in the U.S. It reveals that there is little support for cost-effectiveness analysis, and indeed resistance in many cases. The chapter highlights the experience of the U.S. Medicare program.

Keywords: Medicare; managed care plans; healthcare; CEA

Chapter.  3126 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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