User Charges for General Practitioner Services in Denmark
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01784731
Recruitment Status :
First Posted : February 6, 2013
Last Update Posted : March 12, 2013
University of Southern Denmark
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Christian Kronborg, University of Southern Denmark
Currently, office visits at general practitioners is free of charge for patients. However, public commissions and the Danish Economic Council have suggested to implement user charges for services that currently is free of charge. The aim of this study is to examine the consequences of introducing user charges for general practitioner services. Data for the project will be collected from patients who have an appointment with a general practitioner. Patients will be asked whether they are willing to pay a specified amount for the consultation that they have scheduled. After the consultation, the GP register diagnoses.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients enrolled with a general practitioner clinic
Patients with an appointment for a visit in a general practitioner clinic