Encyclopedia of Public Health

2008 Edition
| Editors: Wilhelm Kirch

Regulated Competition

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-5614-7_2960


Managed competition


Regulated competition models are supposed to increase the efficiency of health care markets by increasing competitive pressure for health insurers and health care providers. A comprehensive set of regulatory instruments is supposed to counteract unwanted consequences of competition in health care markets.


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