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

Sector: Behavioural and experimental economics | Behavioural Economics | Business and industry | Consumer and firm behaviour | Consumer behaviour and protection | International institutions | NGOs and consumer advocacy | Regulators and government
Client: European Commission – Consumers Health and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA)
Published: 06 January, 2015
Document type: Report 
Tagged: consumer behaviour EC/EEA health

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.