Effectiveness of protective measures on dental care utilization: analysis from linked database

Last updated on 22-12-2020 by Finaba Berete

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Abstract Background Financial accessibility to healthcare is a cornerstone in the Belgian health care system. A whole range of financial protectives measures are applied to ensure accessibility to all residents by minimizing the medical costs including a higher reimbursement for vulnerable population groups and protective measures for people with high health expenses due to chronic diseases. This study examines the effectiveness of such protective measures on the use of dental care among a representative sample of Belgian adults. Methods Data from the participants of the Belgian…

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