Pay-for-Performance or Pay for Value?

Smoldt, Robert K.; Cortese, Denis A.
February 2007
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Feb2007, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p210
Academic Journal
The article discusses the survey concerning the varying payment approaches in the U.S. Although health care professionals are accustomed to forming hypotheses and conducting research studies, these professionals are the test subjects in an emerging experiment called pay-for-performance. The idea is to give physicians and medical institutions a financial incentive to provide quality care to improve an ailing health care systems.


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