BMC Health Serv Res. 2015; 15: 489.
Published online 2015 Oct 28. doi: 10.1186/s12913-015-1153-0
The effect of cost-sharing in private health insurance on the utilization of health care services between private insurance purchasers and non-purchasers: a study of the Korean health panel survey (2008–2012) Young Choi, 1,2 Jae-Hyun Kim, 1,2 Ki-Bong Yoo, 4 Kyoung Hee Cho, 1,2 Jae-Woo Choi, 1,2 Tae Hoon Lee, 1,2 Woorim Kim, 1,2 and Eun-Cheol Park 1,2,3 1 Department of Public Health, Graduate School, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea 2 College of Medicine, Institute of Health Services Research, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea 3 Department of Preventive Medicine and Institute of Health Services Research, College of Medicine, Yonsei University, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, 120-752 Korea 4 Department of Healthcare Management, Eulji University, Seongnam, Korea Young Choi, Email: [email protected]
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Competing interests The authors declare that they have no competing interests. Authors’ contributions YC (the first author) and ECP (the corresponding author) directly participated in the planning, execution, and analysis of the study. KJH, KBY, and KHC participated in the design of the study and performed the statistical analysis. JWC, THL, and WK provided assistance for the analysis of the study. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.
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