Competition Among Health Plans: A Two‐Sided Market Approach

We set up a two‐sided market framework to model competition between a Prefered Provider Organization (PPO) and a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO). Both health plans compete to attract policyholders on one side and providers on the other. The PPO, which is characterized by a higher diversity of...

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Volume: 19
Main Author: Bardey, David
Rochet, Jean‐Charles
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Malden, USA Blackwell Publishing Inc Summer 2010
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published in: Journal of economics & management strategy Vol. 19; no. 2; pp. 435 - 451
Data of publication: Summer 2010
ISSN: 1058-6407
EISSN: 1530-9134
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: The authors thank Pierre‐Yves Geoffard and Bruno Jullien for helpful discussions, two anonymous referees and the co‐editor of the review for their useful comments. The authors also thank the participants of the Workshops of Health Economics organized in Leuven, 2006, and Konstanz, 2006, and the participants of ECHE, 2006, in Budapest.
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