Innovative health reform models: pay-for-performance initiatives.

  title={Innovative health reform models: pay-for-performance initiatives.},
  author={Seth W. Glickman and Eric D. Peterson},
  journal={The American journal of managed care},
  volume={15 10 Suppl},
Pay-for-performance (P4P) programs have the potential to improve overall quality of care by narrowing gaps between what national care guidelines recommend and those treatments actually delivered in routine community practice. P4P is also viewed as a tool to promote more efficient use of healthcare resources while improving patient outcomes. P4P provides financial incentives for quality of service instead of quantity of service. Despite the promise of healthcare quality, concerns have been… CONTINUE READING

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