How Effective are Pay-for-Performance Incentives for Physicians? – A Laboratory Experiment

Abstract

Recent reforms in health care have introduced a variety of pay-for-performance programs using fi nancial incentives for physicians to improve the quality of care. Their eff ectiveness is, however, ambiguous as it is often diffi cult to disentangle the eff ect of fi nancial incentives from the ones of various other simultaneous changes in the system. In this… (More)

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