Financial Incentives for Promoting Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Randomized, Comparative Effectiveness Trial

@article{Gupta2016FinancialIF,
  title={Financial Incentives for Promoting Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Randomized, Comparative Effectiveness Trial},
  author={Samir K Gupta and Stacie S Miller and Mark Koch and Emily R. Berry and Paula L Anderson and Sandi L. Pruitt and Eric K Borton and Amy E. Hughes and Elizabeth Carter and Sylvia Hernandez and Helen Pozos and Ethan A. Halm and Ayelet Gneezy and Alicea J Lieberman and Celette Sugg Skinner and Keith Argenbright and Bijal A. Balasubramanian},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2016},
  volume={111},
  pages={1630-1636}
}
OBJECTIVES:Offering financial incentives to promote or “nudge” participation in cancer screening programs, particularly among vulnerable populations who traditionally have lower rates of screening, has been suggested as a strategy to enhance screening uptake. However, effectiveness of such practices has not been established. Our aim was to determine whether offering small financial incentives would increase colorectal cancer (CRC) screening completion in a low-income, uninsured population… CONTINUE READING
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