Application of cost-effectiveness analysis to multiple products
Bala, M. V., & Zarkin, G. A. (2002). Application of cost-effectiveness analysis to multiple products: a practical guide. American Journal of Managed Care, 8(3), 211-218.
The appropriate interpretation of cost-effectiveness results and its use in treatment decision making have been debated vigorously. In this report we have summarized the decision rules described in the health economics literature to determine which intervention should be chosen from among multiple treatment options for a given disease, using a graphic framework. The implications of different means of expressing budget constraints on treatment choice are examined.