TITLE

HMOs to Pay for Performance

AUTHOR(S)
Raphael, Todd
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Workforce (10928332);Mar2002, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the managed-care industry is hoping to improve the quality of health care by paying doctors more for doing a better job. Health maintenance organizations involved in the pay-for-performance models to reward doctors; Concern of Peter Warren, spokesman for the California Medical Association, about the idea.
ACCESSION #
6355862

 

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