Expanding HTA – Correcting a Misattribution, Clarifying the Scope of HTA and CEA; Comment on “Ethics in HTA: Examining the ‘Need for Expansion’”

Document Type : Commentary


Department of Economics and Related Studies and Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK


Abrishami, Oortwijn, and Hofman (AOH) attribute to me a position I do not hold and an argument I did not make. The purpose of this note is make clear what my position actually is and to clarify the main differences between health technology assessment (HTA) and cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA).


Main Subjects

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Volume 8, Issue 12
December 2019
Pages 732-733
  • Receive Date: 16 August 2019
  • Revise Date: 03 September 2019
  • Accept Date: 03 September 2019
  • First Publish Date: 01 December 2019