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Research Article

Can Broader Diffusion of Value-Based Insurance Design Increase Benefits from US Health Care without Increasing Costs? Evidence from a Computer Simulation Model

  • R. Scott Braithwaite mail,

    Scott.Braithwaite@nyumc.org

    Affiliation: Section of Value and Comparative Effectiveness, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Cynthia Omokaro,

    Affiliation: Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, United States of America

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  • Amy C. Justice,

    Affiliation: General Internal Medicine, Yale University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Kimberly Nucifora,

    Affiliation: Section of Value and Comparative Effectiveness, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Mark S. Roberts

    Affiliations: Section of Decision Sciences and Clinical Systems Modeling, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Published: February 16, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000234

About the Authors

R. Scott Braithwaite, Kimberly Nucifora
Section of Value and Comparative Effectiveness, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
Cynthia Omokaro
Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, United States of America
Amy C. Justice
General Internal Medicine, Yale University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
Mark S. Roberts
Section of Decision Sciences and Clinical Systems Modeling, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Mark S. Roberts
Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: Scott.Braithwaite@nyumc.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: RSB CO ACJ KN MSR. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: RSB CO ACJ KN MSR. Designed the experiments/the study: RSB CO ACJ MSR. Analyzed the data: RSB KN. Collected data/did experiments for the study: RSB KN. Wrote the first draft of the paper: RSB. Contributed to the writing of the paper: RSB ACJ MSR. Assisted in the development of the model: CO. Implemented the model: KN.