Contract Design

  • Volker Eric Amelung
Part of the Springer Texts in Business and Economics book series (STBE)


One of the most important preconditions for high-quality and economically effective treatment results is a selection of suitable service providers with whom an MCO concludes supply contracts (selective contracting). The conclusion of selective contracts is so significant for managed care and healthcare management that it is considered crucial to the definition of managed care by not only the authors of this book, but the literature supports this claim as well.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Volker Eric Amelung
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  1. 1.Institute for Epidemiology, Social Medicine and Health Systems ResearchHannover Medical SchoolHannoverGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Health Sciences Research INAV GmbHBerlinGermany

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