The intent of this special issue of Risks, Risk And The Economics Of Health, is to offer a forum for the examination of the impact of risk on the behavior of consumers, providers and insurers, and ultimately the implications for the efficiency of the health care system. We are calling for high quality papers discussing these issues, both from theoretical and empirical perspectives. DEADLINE for paper submission is May 15, 2014. More information available here. (Source: risks, 2014).