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Description of Alternative Approaches to Measure and Place a Value on Hospital Products in Seven OECD Countries You or your institution have access to this content

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Luca Lorenzoni1, Mark Pearson
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  • 1: OECD, France

14 avr 2011
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This paper provides a description of the classification systems used to measure hospital services in selected OECD countries: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Norway, United Kingdom (England), and the United States. Three classifications are relevant: those on diagnoses; on procedures; and on products. In addition, methods used to measure the cost of hospital services are reviewed.
Classification JEL:
  • H51: Public Economics / National Government Expenditures and Related Policies / National Government Expenditures and Health
  • I12: Health, Education, and Welfare / Health / Health Behavior
  • I19: Health, Education, and Welfare / Health / Health: Other
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