Key issues in the design of pay for performance programs

@inproceedings{Eijkenaar2011KeyII,
  title={Key issues in the design of pay for performance programs},
  author={Frank Eijkenaar},
  booktitle={The European Journal of Health Economics},
  year={2011}
}
Pay for performance (P4P) is increasingly being used to stimulate healthcare providers to improve their performance. However, evidence on P4P effectiveness remains inconclusive. Flaws in program design may have contributed to this limited success. Based on a synthesis of relevant theoretical and empirical literature, this paper discusses key issues in P4P-program design. The analysis reveals that designing a fair and effective program is a complex undertaking. The following tentative… CONTINUE READING

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