Università della Svizzera italiana

Swiss and Dutch “consumer-driven health care” : ideal model or reality?

Okma, Kieke G.H. ; Crivelli, Luca

In: Health policy, 2013, vol. 109, no. 2, p. 105-112

This article addresses three topics. First, it reports on the international interest in the health care reforms of Switzerland and The Netherlands in the 1990s and early 2000s that operate under the label “managed competition” or “consumer-driven health care.” Second, the article reviews the behavior assumptions that make plausible the case for the model of “managed competition.”...