Center for Business and Economic Research - Ball State University

Do Indiana Residents Spend Too Much on Healthcare?

Do Indiana Residents Spend Too Much on Healthcare?

This study examines per capita healthcare expenditures, hospital prices, and market concentration (monopolization) in Indiana, through the context of healthcare outcomes and behaviors. We construct a healthcare expenditure model of all 50 states and compare the per person expenditures in other states to Hoosier residents in 20 categories of potential causal factors.

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Tags: indiana, health, sectors and industry clusters

Authors: Michael J. Hicks, Srikant Devaraj