Decisions on Inclusion in the Swedish Basic Health Care Package—Roles of Cost-Effectiveness and Need

Health Care Analysis 11 (4):301-308 (2003)

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Background: Inclusion or not of a treatment strategy in the publicly financed health care is really a matter of prioritisation. In Sweden priority setting decisions are governed by law in which it is stated that decisions should be guided by firstly the principle of need and secondly the principle of cost-effectiveness
Keywords priority setting  basic health care  health care resources  need  cost-effectiveness
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DOI 10.1023/B:HCAN.0000010059.61453.8e
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