Quotation Bilger, Marcel. 2017. Cost-Influenced Treatment Decisions and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. In: International Encyclopedia of Public Health (Second Edition), Hrsg. Elsevier, 177-180. Singpur: Elsevier.


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This article presents the theoretical framework of cost-effectiveness analysis with special focus on the incremental cost-effectiveness ratio. Important practical considerations are then discussed with the aim of making the reader aware of some of the many challenges raised by cost-effectiveness analysis. Despite these challenges, it is argued that cost-effectiveness analysis can provide valuable guidance on how health can be improved for the available resources. In addition, the recent extension of cost-effectiveness analysis to financial protection and distributional considerations can provide valuable evidence to policymakers in their paths toward universal health coverage.

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Status of publication Published
Affiliation External
Type of publication Chapter in edited volume
Language English
Title Cost-Influenced Treatment Decisions and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
Title of whole publication International Encyclopedia of Public Health (Second Edition)
Editor Elsevier
Page from 177
Page to 180
Location Singpur
Publisher Elsevier
Year 2017
Reviewed? N
Open Access Y
Open Access Link https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128036785000928

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