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Free for All?

Lessons from the RAND Health Insurance Experiment

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674319141

Publication Date: 02/01/1996

Short

504 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

11 line illustrations, 166 tables

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From 1971 to 1982, researchers at the RAND Corporation devised an experiment to address two key questions in health care financing: how much more medical care will people use if it is provided free of charge? and what are the consequences for their health? This book presents a comprehensive account of the experiment and its findings. It will be an invaluable teaching tool and reference for anyone concerned with health-care policy.

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