Health Economics and Policy Study Set 1

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Quiz 4 :

Economic Evaluation in Health Care

Quiz 4 :

Economic Evaluation in Health Care

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Suppose you are asked to use the standard time trade-off approach to measuring quality of life and are given the following information. An individual is faced with living the remaining 10 years of her life suffering from severe osteoporosis. She reveals that she would be willing to give up four of those years to live the remaining six in perfect health. What is the utility of one year in the chronic health state relative to perfect health?
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The direct costs in an economic evaluation include the all the following except
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The standard cut-off for cost per QALY is
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Which of the following measures of effectiveness is not a surrogate measure?
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When measuring effectiveness of a treatment, surrogate measures reflect clinical efficacy and include
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Cost-effectiveness considerations are more formally integrated into health policy making in
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The intangible costs associated with reduced quality of life include
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Researchers estimate QALYs in a number of different ways. One popular approach is called
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Researchers use cost-of-illness studies to
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Steps in performing a cost-effectiveness analysis include all of these EXCEPT
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