TitleThe health insurance market, behavior knowledge and solidarity.
ContactT.E.M. (Thamar) van Esch
A.E.M. (Anne) Brabers
J.D. (Judith) de Jong
Project descriptionInsured are expected to make conscious choices. Therefore, they need knowledge. Knowledge could differ between groups of insured. 1 Who switches health insurer and who expects barriers? 2 Who has what knowledge and skills related to the health care system? 3 What about solidarity between groups of people? Data from the NIVEL Dutch Health Care Consumer Panel is used. Insight in characteristics of insured for choices on the health insurance market, knowledge of the health care system and solidarity. This will contribute to an understanding of how the health insurance system works and will help to develop effective policies.