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Pay for Performance (P4P)

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 [...]

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 [...]

November 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

Revising Physician Reimbursement

The Society of General Internal Medicine provides 12 recommendations for reforming payment of physicians. Image © Society of General Internal Medicine It is commonly thought that the best way to [...]

July 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

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