This RAND Health survey captures key differences between managed and "unmanaged" care as well as differences among managed care arrangements, and it includes six domains predicted to have an impact on access, service utilization, costs, and quality.
Over its 40-year history, RAND Health has produced many practical surveys.
Aging and Health
Diversity and Health
Hospital Competition Measures
(Data and documentation for variable-radius measures)
HIV, STDs, and Sexual Behavior
HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services surveys (CHIPTS website)
and CHIPTS Project Database
Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health
Improving Care for Depression in Primary Care (Partners in Care)
Military Health Policy
Quality of Care
Chronic Illness Care Evaluation Instruments (ICICE website)
Patient Satisfaction Questionnaires (PSQ-III and PSQ-18)
Quality of Life
Epilepsy Surgery Inventory Survey (ESI-55)
Medical Outcomes Study (MOS)
- Measures of Quality of Life (Core Survey)
- Measures of Patient Adherence
- Mental Health Inventory
- Sexual Problems Measures
- Sleep Scale
- Social Support Survey
National Eye Institute Refractive Error Quality of Life Instrument (NEI RQL-42)
(UCLA website, registration required)
Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL Measurement Model)
Quality of Life in Epilepsy Inventory (QOLIE-89 and QOLIE-31)
RAND Negative Impact of Asthma on Quality of Life Item Bank and Short Forms (RAND-IAQL-12 and RAND-IAQL-4)
Visual Function Questionnaire (VFQ-25)
Substance Use Harm Reduction
Questions or Comments?
All of the surveys and tools from RAND Health are public documents, available without charge. Please provide an appropriate citation when using these products. No further permissions are necessary.
In some cases, the materials themselves include specific instructions for citation. Some of the surveys and tools listed on this website are not available from RAND Health. However, we provide links to these materials hosted elsewhere, where you may find instructions for use.
We are unable to provide further information on permission requests.
This information applies to requests for commercial and non-commercial purposes; there is no longer a distinction between the two.
RAND has limited translated versions of the surveys and tools listed on this page. All of the available translations are shown on the individual survey/tool page.
If you are unable to locate a survey or tool in a particular language, it is likely that RAND does not offer it in that language. The translations we do offer are posted as a courtesy; no additional translation or certification information is available.
If you are interested in translating any of the surveys into another language, please see our translation guidelines. Although RAND cannot validate the translation, you may state that in producing the translation you “followed the specifications provided by RAND Health.” RAND does not offer validation information regarding surveys and tools found on other websites.
We are unable to provide further information on translation requests.
Questions or Comments?
If you have a question about our surveys or tools not answered on this page, you may email us at RAND_Health@rand.org. While we appreciate your interest and feedback, we may not be able to respond to each message, due to the volume of emails we receive.
Many of the RAND surveys were designed and fielded by RAND's Survey Research Group.