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Pay for Performance (P4P)

P4P and Multiple Chronic Conditions

Federal pay-for-performance (P4P) programs are rapidly evolving from financial incentives for delivering quality health care to financial penalties for failing to meet quality metrics. This policy shift will have significant consequences for many [...]

August 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

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

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