Lessons learned from the administration of the Rand Health Insurance Experiment

by Marie Brown

Publisher: Rand in Santa Monica, CA

Written in English
Published: Pages: 109 Downloads: 534
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Subjects:

  • Insurance, Health -- Research -- Management,
  • Social sciences -- Research -- Management

Edition Notes

Other titlesRand Health Insurance Experiment.
StatementMarie Brown ; prepared under a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
SeriesHealth insurance experiment series
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Health and Human Services.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD7101 .B76 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 109 p. ;
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2842883M
ISBN 100833005510
LC Control Number84004823

RAND Health Insurance Experiment except A. Free medical care provides. Question 4. All of the following were findings of the RAND Health Insurance Experiment except A. Free medical care provides significant health benefits to poor people only B. Generous insurance policies promote unnecessary medical services C. Higher costs of care discourage patients from . Start studying Public Health Health Economics and Financing. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Health economics is the study of societies' allocation of scarce resources for health care. What were the major findings of the RAND Health Insurance Experiment (HIE)? Assessment’s Series on Benefit Design in Health Care Reform 3 1-B Important Limitations of the Rand Health Insurance Experiment 6 2-A Health Insurance premiums 15 2-B Balance Billing 16 3-A The Sources of Information on Health Status Used in the Rand Health Insurance Experiment 31 3-B The Risk of Dying Related to Patient Cost-Sharing 33 Tables. The RAND Health Insurance Experiment (RAND HIE) was an experimental study of health care costs, utilization and outcomes in the United States, which assigned people randomly to different kinds of plans and followed their behavior, from to As a result, it provided stronger evidence than studies that examine people afterwards who were not randomly assigned.

Six Challenges In Measuring The Quality Of Health Care. 10 The RAND Health Insurance Experiment demonstrated that copayments and deductibles could decrease utilization lessons to be by:   Dilemmas In Regulation Of The Market For Pharmaceuticals. Alan Maynard The RAND Health Insurance Experiment, now more than two decades old, is the most rigorous experimental study in existence Cited by: But the RAND health insurance experiment is very controversial -- the Cato Instititute cites it (also in BMJ) to support their claim that co-payments have no effect on health care, and Physicians for a National Health Program cites it (in NEJM) to support their claim that co-payments cost lives.   marked the 40th anniversary of the RAND Health Insurance Experiment (HIE), the largest, most comprehensive, evidence-based health policy study in U.S. history. RAND researchers, health policy.

The Role of Consumer Copayments for Health Care: Lessons from the RAND Health Insurance Experiment and Beyond Prepared for the Kaiser Family Foundation by: Jonathan Gruber, Ph.D Massachusetts Institute of Technology National Bureau of Economic Research October A Brief Summary of the RAND Health Insurance Experiment In the RAND experiment, families were assigned to plans with one of six consumer coinsurance rates (that is, the share of medical expenditures paid by the enrollee), and were covered by the assigned plan for three to five Size: KB. Health Happens Where We Live, Learn, Work, and Play. About 10 years ago, two important studies captured national attention. One showed disparities on dozens of measures between the United States and multiple developed countries. The other reported that within the United States, some people could expect to live 35 years less than others depending on where they . The RAND Health Insurance Experiment found that enrollees who were required to share health insurance costs, as opposed to those who received free care, made significantly less use of preventive services, including timely immunizations, Papanicolaou smears, and mammography.[2] Reports from two national samples, the Health Interview Survey[3] and the .

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This report summarizes major lessons learned from the administration of the RAND Health Insurance Experiment. The experiment involved the design, administration, and processing of numerous data collection documents, and the management of several substantial subcontracts.

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Lessons from the Rand Health Insurance Experiment, Joseph P. Newhouse, Rand Corporation. Insurance Experiment Group, Jan 1,Business & Economics, pages. In the most important health insurance study ever conducted researchers at the RAND Corporation devised all experiment to address two key questions in health care financing File Size: 16KB.

In the most important health insurance study ever conducted, RAND researchers devised an experiment to address two key questions in health care financing: how much more medical care will people use if it is provided free of charge, and what are the consequences for their health.

Free for All. is destined to be a classic work that will inform the national policy debate on public and private insurance Cited by: To conduct the HIE, RAND developed basic measures of health status and quality of care that are now used around the world. After forty years, the RAND Health Insurance Experiment continues to be the gold standard for understanding the effects of cost sharing on the use of services and health outcomes.

What was the main conclusion of the Rand Health Insurance Experiment. Cost sharing lowered health care utilization without any significant health consequences B. Cost sharing lowered health care utilization but there were significant health consequences C.

Cost sharing did not affect health care utilization. Joseph P. Newhouse, Rand Corporation. In the most important health insurance study ever conducted researchers at the RAND Corporation devised all experiment to address two key questions in health care financing: how much more medical care will.

I learned about the Rand Health Insurance Experiment from another book, Amy Finkelstein’s "Moral Hazard in Health Insurance" () and it led me to this book.

From the title, I imagined that it would address the pros and cons of providing free or heavily subsidized health care/5. Experiments like the RAND health insurance experiment help us understand both ourselves sub-parts of the bigger picture that might be in need of closer attention(*cough* free glasses for every man, woman and child in the world who need them)/5.

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The RAND Health Insurance Experiment was an experimental study from to of health care costs, utilization and outcomes in the United States, which assigned people randomly to different kinds of plans and followed their behavior.

Because it was a randomized controlled trial, it provided stronger evidence than the more common observational studies and concluded that cost sharing reduced "inappropriate or unnecessary" medical care.

A comprehensive study employing a controlled experimental design in the s, commonly referred to as the Rand Health Insurance Experiment (RHIE), demonstrated that cost sharing between a consumer and insurance company had a material impact on lowering utilization, whithout any significant negative health benefits.

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Newhouse and the Insurance Experiment Group. Creator. Schiff, Gordon. Bibliographic Citation. Journal of Public Health Policy ; 22(2): Permanent Link Lessons From the Rand Health Insurance Experiment . The Lessons and Limitations of the Rand Health Insurance Experiment1 3 T various he Rand Health Insurance Experiment is the most relevant and valuable research available concerning the effects of patient cost-sharing.

The HIE was a random-ized, controlled trial specifically designed to study how cost-sharing arrangements affect the use and cost of. Lessons From the RAND Health Insurance Experiment, by Joseph P. Newhouse and the Insurance Experiment Group  Schiff, Gordon () Related Items in Google Scholar.

While cost sharing can help reduce unnecessary health utilization, it very well reduces necessary care as well. As the Obama Administration and Congress work towards health reform this summer, the lessons from this landmark study should remain in the minds of policy makers.

Read the RAND Health Insurance Experiment here. Cedric K. Dark, MD. One lesson learned from the Health Insurance Experiment and our subsequent work in the area of health reform comes through loud and clear: When we invest in cutting-edge analysis to help policymakers look over the horizon, they are empowered to make better-informed decisions that can advance a healthier future for all of us.

What Does the RAND Health Insurance Experiment. After voluntary health insurance reimbursement, the mean out-of-pocket payment was equal to Euros per month, mainly due to transport (32%.

One of the most ambitious health policy studies in U.S. history, the RAND experiment randomly assigned thousands of families to insurance with varying levels of patient co-insurance. 1 Indeed, since the RAND Health Insurance Experiment, there have been, to our knowledge, only two other randomized health insurance experiments in the United States, both using randomized varia- tions in eligibility to examine the effect of providing public health insurance to uninsured populations.

In JuneRAND hosted a two-day celebration to mark the 40th anniversary of the RAND Health Insurance Experiment (HIE), the largest, most comprehensive, evidence-based health policy study in U. Our knowledge rests heavily on the methodological strength of the RAND Health Insurance Experiment (RAND-HIE): Hospital services- Hospital care is the least responsive to price.

Full coverage compared to no coverage increased admissions by about 29% and total inpatient expenses by 30%. Free for All. Lessons From the RAND Health Insurance Experiment. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press; 3. Gibson TB, McLaughlin CG, Smith DG.

A copayment increase for prescription drugs. Today’s consumer-directed health plans, with their high deductibles, bear a strong resemblance to the high-deductible plan of the RAND Health Insurance Experiment (HIE), although they Cited by: Consumer-DirectedHealth PlansAndTheRANDHealth InsuranceExperiment Higher cost sharing, the subject of the RAND experiment, could strengthen the newer tools of managed care in controlling costs.

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