ASSESSING CUSTOMERS PERCEPTION OF ONLINE SHOPPING RISKS
Abstract - This study seeks to compare the utilization of health services and expenditures between two groups and to assess the effect of socioeconomic factors (income, age, gender education and family size) on utilization of medical care sercives among AHU university. The first one is the staff of Al-Hussein Bin Talal University (under cost sharing plans) and the second one is the staff of Ministry of Education (Under free care). Data on health care services utilization were collected for the periods (2009-2014). Utilization of health services for both groups was measured by several variable including, inpatient care, routine checkups, specialty care, dental care, laboratory tests, X-ray, prescription drugs, and hospital length of stay. In this investigation there were several sources for error. The main error is that some individuals in both samples may be covered through other health insurance plans such as public health insurance, military health insurance, and other private health insurance arrangements. Preliminary analysis of the current research show that employees' visits under the free care plans provided by the Ministry of Education were around 30% higher than the employees' visits covered by the cost sharing plans This a quasi-experimental retrospective study is aiming to compare the utilization of health services and expenditures between two groups. The first one is the staff of Al-Hussein Bin Talal University (under cost sharing plans) and he second one is the staff of Ministry of Education (Under free care). Medical records of the year 2001 will be used to collect data regarding utilization of health care services for both groups.
Keywords - Cost Insurance and Freight