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Pay for Performance (P4P)

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

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 abort the meteoric rise in health care costs is [...]

July 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

P4P: One review to rule them all

The body of literature remains mixed on P4P programs. Evidence that it is overtly effective remains elusive but would be so…precious…to policy makers. Pay for performance (P4P) continues to expand as a way to incentivize health care [...]

April 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

P4P Reduced Mortality in UK

Pay-for-performance has demonstrated mixed results in the US. A recent UK study shows promise for success. Programs that provide financial bonuses to hospitals that produce desired health outcomes are known as ‘pay-for-performance’ (P4P). [...]

February 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

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