Does cost-sharing improve the efficiency of the health care system? ... Coinsurance requirements would reduce total expenditures and the volume of services by deterring people from ... Some polling data indicate that many consumers commonly perceive cost-sharing to be more the problem than the ... There is no obvious, magic formula for calculating precise recommended deductible, coinsurance, and out-of- pocket maximum levels in fee-for-service or managed health care.
|Title||:||Benefit design : patient cost-sharing|
|Author||:||United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1993|