Health care incentives in immunisation.

  title={Health care incentives in immunisation.},
  author={Helen M. Achat and Peter Bruce McIntyre and Margaret A. Burgess},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand journal of public health},
  volume={23 3},
BACKGROUND Australia has introduced a nationwide immunisation incentive scheme. This yet to be evaluated two-year program offers financial rewards to providers and parents to encourage childhood immunisations. OBJECTIVES To review the use of incentives in immunisation uptake, identify issues in developing an incentive program for childhood immunisation and examine the findings within the context of the Australian scheme. METHOD Medline was searched under 'immunization and financial… CONTINUE READING