There is growing interest among U.S. policymakers to use out-of-network payment limits to curb surprise medical bills and as a tool to control rising health care costs. How might such limits affect negotiated in-network prices and total payments for hospital care?
Paying for Care
Over the last four decades, both the public and private sectors have experimented with payment approaches designed to change provider behavior, motivating providers to deliver better care at lower cost.
Since the RAND Health Insurance Experiment, RAND Health Care has led the way in efforts to understand the links between physician payment, quality of care, and system cost.Read More About Paying for Care