The impact of RAND's Health Insurance Experiment has been wide-reaching. The study's conclusions encouraged the restructuring of private insurance and helped increase the stature of managed care in the United States.
Apr 18, 2016
In June 2016, RAND 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.S. history. Michael Rich, president and CEO of RAND; Jeffrey Wasserman, vice president and director of RAND Health; researchers from the HIE research team, and other health policy experts discuss the significance of the project and how it changed the health policy landscape.