Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Using Cost-Effectiveness Analysis to Improve Health CareOpportunities and barriers$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Peter J. Neumann

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780195171860

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171860.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 12 November 2019

Does Anyone in America Really Use CEA? Examples from the Field

Does Anyone in America Really Use CEA? Examples from the Field

Chapter:
(p.71) 7 Does Anyone in America Really Use CEA? Examples from the Field
Source:
Using Cost-Effectiveness Analysis to Improve Health Care
Author(s):

Peter J. Neumann

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171860.003.0007

The resistance to CEA highlighted in Chapters 3–6 suggests that the technique has had little impact. CEA might be characterized as an elegant but forbidden tool, beautifully made but outlawed as too dangerous. Still, the possibility remains that CEA actually enjoys considerable influence, not as an explicit instrument for prioritizing health services, but as a more subtle input into decision making. By the dawn of the 21st century, cost-effectiveness analysts had carved out a distinctive place in mainstream academic American medicine, even as the studies' impacts remained elusive. This chapter describes the possible influence of CEA generally and on major stakeholders, including Medicare, Medicaid, insurance companies, and pharmaceutical companies.

Keywords:   health policy, influence of cost-effectiveness, formularies, coverage decisions, insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .