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The Demand for episodes of medical treatment in the health insurance experiment

The Demand for episodes of medical treatment in the health insurance experiment

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Medical care -- Utilization -- United States -- Statistics,
    • Medical care, Cost of -- United States -- Statistics,
    • Deductibles and Coinsurance,
    • Insurance, Health -- economics -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEmmett B. Keeler ... [et al.].
      SeriesHealth insurance experiment series
      ContributionsKeeler, Emmett B., Rand Corporation., Rand Health Insurance Experiment., United States. Dept. of Health and Human Services.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA410.7 .D36 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 119 p. :
      Number of Pages119
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2529283M
      ISBN 100833008455
      LC Control Number88004683

      The Impact of Health Insurance in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Maria-Luisa Escobar Charles C. Griffin R. Paul Shaw EDITORS O ver the past twenty years, many low- and middle-income countries have. Downloadable! In a laboratory experiment designed to capture key aspects of the interaction between physicians and patients, we study the effects of medical insurance and competition in the guise of free choice of physician, including observability of physicians' market shares. Medical treatment is an example of a credence good: only the physician knows the appropriate treatment.

      How Health Insurance Afiects Health Care Demand from health insurance to medical utilization. The latter two efiects cannot be separated Insurance Experiment (Newhouse, ) show that those for whom health care was free used about 40% more health services than those who had some cost sharing, but this. Emmett B. Keeler is a professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, a professor at the RAND graduate school and a senior mathematician at RAND. He joined RAND in after getting a Ph.D. in mathematics from Harvard. He led a large study to evaluate a new model for helping people with chronic diseases manage their health better.

      The RAND Health Insurance Study a. examined cross-section data to estimate the demand function for medical care. b. was the most extensive controlled experiment in health insurance ever conducted in the United States. c. like most economic studies, was based on individual decisions in voluntarily choosing health insurance coverage. Chapter 5: Empirical Studies of Medical Care Demand and Applications The RAND Health Insurance Study (HIS): Participants in the RAND HIS were: The RAND HIS revealed that the price elasticity for overall medical services was: The RAND HIS suggests that the demand for hospital visits is less price elastic than the demand for.


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Get this from a library. The Demand for episodes of medical treatment in the health insurance experiment. [Emmett B Keeler; Rand Corporation.; Rand Health Insurance Experiment.; United States. Department of Health and Human Services.;].

The report presents final results for medical spending organized by episodes, an effective and fairly new approach to the study of demand. It also presents results from a new model that uses statistical estimates to simulate spending on episodes of treatment by a Cited by: Get this from a library.

The Demand for episodes of medical treatment: interim results from the health insurance experiment. [Emmett B Keeler; United States.

Department of Health and Human Services.; Rand Corporation.;] -- This report contains a statistical and economic analysis of data on the demand for medical care from the Health Insurance Experiment (HIE). This report contains a statistical and economic analysis of data on the demand for medical care from the Health Insurance Experiment (HIE).

The report presents methods and interim results for medical care spending data organized by episodes, a powerful and fairly new approach to the study of by: 1. J Health Econ.

Dec;7(4) The demand for episodes of treatment in the Health Insurance Experiment. Keeler EB, Rolph JE. This paper analyzes claims data from the RAND Insurance Experiment, which were grouped into episodes of treatment. The insurance plans in the experiment have coinsurance and a cap on out-of-pocket by:   Journal of Health Economics 7 () North-Holland THE DEMAND FOR EPISODES OF TREATMENT IN THE HEALTH INSURANCE EXPERIMENT* Emmett B.

KEELER and John E. ROLPH The RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CAUSA Received Octoberfinal version received March This paper analyzes claims data from the RAND Health Insurance Experiment, which were grouped into episodes of treatment.

The insurance plans in the experiment have coinsurance and a cap on out-of-pocket spending. Using new statistical techniques to adjust for the increased sickliness of those who exceed the cap, the effects of coinsurance on cost per episode and number of episodes are estimated.

Cost sharing reduced the number of episodes but had little effect on. This report examines the effects of varying levels of cost sharing on the demand for medical care and other health services. It presents the final results of the RAND Health Insurance Experiment (HIE) with respect to annual utilization of medical services in.

We estimate how cost sharing, the portion of the bill the patient pays, affects the demand for medical services. The data come from a randomized experiment. A catastrophic insurance plan reduces expenditures 31 percent relative to zero out-of-pocket price.

The price elasticity is approximately. The RAND Health Insurance Experiment (RAND HIE) was an experimental study from to of health care costs, utilization and outcomes in the United States, which assigned people randomly to different kinds of plans and followed their behavior.

Because it was a randomized controlled trial, it provided stronger evidence than the more common observational studies and. As most countries across the world face rapidly escalating health expenditures, exorbitant out-of-pocket payments have resulted in high demand for supplementary private health insurance [1.

The medical care expenditure for the treatment of a disease episode is defined as the total dollar amount of medical care used until treatment is completed, including all service categories.

8 Formally, denote the expenditure paid to medical providers for an episode of treating disease d for insurance enrollee i as c d,i. Journal of Health Economics 2 () North-Holland Publishing Company HEAL INSURANCE AND THE DEMAND FR MEDICAL C_ ____ David de MEZA* London School of Economics, London WC2A 2AE, UK Received Marchfinal version received September With rare exceptions the provision of actuarially fair health insurance tends to substantially increase the demand for medical.

With rare exceptions the provision of actuarially fair health insurance tends to substantially increase the demand for medical care by redistributing income from the healthy to the sick. This suggests that previous studies which attribute all the extra demand for medical care to moral hazard effects may overestimate the efficiency costs of.

Health Insurance and the Demand for Medical Care: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment By WILLARD G. MANNING, JOSEPH P. NEWHOUSE, NAIHUA DUAN, EMMETT B.

KEELER, ARLEEN LEIBOWITZ, AND M. SUSAN MARQUIS* We estimate how cost sharing, the portion of the bill the patient pays, affects the demand for medical services. Keeler, Emmett B. & Rolph, John E., "The demand for episodes of treatment in the health insurance experiment," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol.

7(4. back of the book. All of the terms printed in green in this book are defined there. Health insurance is a contract between you and your health insurer to cover your medical expenses. Your health insurance company helps pay for some or all of your medical care, depending on the type of insurance plan you have.

Talk with. The experiment is a randomized trial in health care financing (Newhouse, ; New-house, et al., ). Families in six sites were enrolled in one of a number of experimental insurance plans that varied in the share of the bill that the family had to pay for medical expenditures.

Title: The Demand for Episodes of Medical Treatment in the Health Insurance Experiment Author: Emmett B. Keeler Subject: This report contains a statistical and economic analysis of data on the demand for medical care from the RAND Health Insurance Experiment.

Introdution and literature Several objectives of HIE (Rand Health Insurance Experiment): I Uncertainty about how demand responds to insurance-induced changes in price. I Learn the behavior of poor individuals’ insurance through public program.

I Learn if insurance elasticity differed for various medical service. I Quantify how the change in the consumption of medical. “This is a compelling and modern treatment of the demand for health insurance written by a leader in the field. The book is concise yet comprehensive, carefully researched, and clear.

It is must reading for anyone interested in understanding alternative theories of the demand for health insurance, as well as the policy implications of these."Health Insurance and the Demand for Medical Care: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment." The American Economic Rev no.

3 (): - Google Scholar.Get this from a library! Health insurance and the demand for medical care: evidence from a randomized experiment. [Willard G Manning, Jr.; Rand Corporation.; United States. Department of Health and Human Services.;].