Characteristics of hospitals receiving the largest penalties by US pay-for-performance programmes.

@article{Figueroa2016CharacteristicsOH,
  title={Characteristics of hospitals receiving the largest penalties by US pay-for-performance programmes.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Flores Figueroa and David Enze Wang and Ashish Kumar Jha},
  journal={BMJ quality & safety},
  year={2016},
  volume={25 11},
  pages={
          898-900
        }
}
Healthcare systems around the world are striving to deliver high quality care while controlling costs. One compelling strategy is the use of penalties for low-value care.1 ,2 The US federal government has made significant efforts to shift towards value-based payments for hospitals by introducing three national pay-for-performance (P4P) schemes which employ penalties: Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP), Hospital Value-Based-Purchasing (VBP) and, more recently, Hospital-Acquired… CONTINUE READING
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