TITLE

Gainsharing and Shared Savings Efforts

AUTHOR(S)
Minich-Pourshadi, Karen
PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Aug2012, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on gainsharing and shared savings for healthcare organizations. The two models that aim to reduce costs without negatively impacting care quality are differentiated wherein gainsharing targets device and supply usage while shared savings targets specific patient populations. Gainsharing being difficult to implement is discussed wherein it tends to work only for a subset of physicians and an opinion from the U.S. Office of Inspector General has to be secured.
ACCESSION #
78347162

 

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