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Pay for Performance (P4P)

Taking a Lesson from Taiwan

Government payers like Medicare and Medicaid are attempting to move away from the current fee-for-service model of health care billing—which some believe provides incentive for doctors to perform unnecessary tests and procedures—in favor of a [...]

January 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Incentivizing health over fee-for-service

In 2006, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services started the Physician Quality Reporting System, or PQRS. PQRS operates on the premise that required reporting of specific delivery-of-care metrics will induce the necessary behavioral changes [...]

August 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Pay-for-Performance [STAT*sheets]

This STAT*sheet, compiled by Cedric Dark and Rachel Solnick, describes the varied evidence surrounding the topic of pay-for-performance. Feel free to download and [...]

January 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

P4P bonuses don’t necessarily improve quality

Yet another study fails to provide evidence that pay-for-performance yields additional quality improvement. Pay-for-performance (P4P) continues as one of multiple experimental policies aimed at improving health care quality.  Many studies of [...]

November 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

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