Aligning incentives using risk-sharing arrangements

Lefton, Ray
February 1997
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Feb97, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p50
Trade Publication
Focuses on the establishment of risk-sharing arrangements that encourage Health maintenance organizations (HMO) to agree with the best methods to achieve cost and quality goals, member satisfaction and desired profit levels by HMO and providers. Objectives of the risk-sharing arrangements; Performance-based payment arrangements; Percent-of-premium capitation arrangement; Inpatient case rate arrangements; Conclusions. INSET: Advantages and disadvatages of three risk-sharing payment...


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