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 has led the way in efforts to understand the links between physician payment, quality of care, and system cost.

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    Dec 5, 2017

    Supportive Housing May Pay for Itself

    Los Angeles County's Housing for Health provides supportive housing to people with physical and mental health issues who are experiencing homelessness. Evaluation after one year revealed dramatic reductions in costs: for every $1 invested in the program, Los Angeles County government saved $1.20.

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