Organizing Care

How individuals access and experience care depends on far more than health insurance. At the most basic level are questions about who will provide care and how new approaches to providing care can increase access, make care more convenient, more efficient, and less costly.

RAND Health is evaluating multiple experiments with these new approaches to learn how well they perform and what might improve them.

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