Impact of information on patients’ choice within the context of the Directive 2011/24/EU of the EP and of the Council on the application of patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare – January 2015

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Sector:Behavioural | Behavioural and experimental economics | Consumer and firm behaviour
Client:European Commission – Consumers Health and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA)
Published: 06 January, 2015
Document type:Report 
Tagged: consumer behaviour EC/EEA

This study for the European Commission investigates the impact of information on peoples’ choice to seek healthcare in an EU Member State other than their home country. It is a pan-European study including a survey and behavioural experiment. The findings inform the implementation of the EU Directive on cross-border patient rights.