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Performance-based payment to improve the impact of health services: evidence from Haiti.

@inproceedings{Eichler2001PerformancebasedPT,
  title={Performance-based payment to improve the impact of health services: evidence from Haiti.},
  author={Rena Eichler and Paul Auxila and John Pollock},
  year={2001}
}
Holding health institutions accountable for achieving explicitly defined results by linking reimbursement to results can be a powerful strategy to improve health system performance. In Haiti USAID introduced performance-based payment as the mechanism to pay nongovernmental organizations after a population-based survey identified poor performance in NGO services. Examples of poor performance included immunization coverage of 7% and contraceptive prevalence rates as low as 6%. Rather than the… 

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