About the Authors

James G Kahn

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: jgkahn@ucsf.edu

Affiliation Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Elliot Marseille

Affiliations Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America , Health Strategies International, Orinda, California, United States of America

Bertran Auvert

Affiliations Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), U687, Saint Maurice, France , University of Versailles-Saint Quentin, Faculté de Médecine Paris-Ile-de-France-Ouest, Saint Maurice, France , Hôpital Ambroise Pare (AP-HP), Boulogne, France

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

JGK constructed the analytic model, obtained some model inputs, and was lead author. EM reviewed and assisted with model construction, obtained some model inputs, and wrote sections of the manuscript. BA proposed the analysis, critiqued analytic design, model construction, and inputs; obtained some model inputs; and edited the entire manuscript.