Paying for outcomes, not performance: lessons from the Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System.

@article{Averill2011PayingFO,
  title={Paying for outcomes, not performance: lessons from the Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System.},
  author={Richard F. Averill and J. S. Hughes and Norbert I. Goldfield},
  journal={Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety},
  year={2011},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={184-92, 145}
}
Drawing on lessons learned from the implementation of the Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS), the authors propose principles for the design and implementation of a hospital payment system based on paying for outcomes.