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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

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