Quality incentive payment systems: promise and problems.

  title={Quality incentive payment systems: promise and problems.},
  author={Peter A. Bonis},
  journal={Journal of clinical gastroenterology},
  volume={39 4 Suppl 2},
Public and corporate pressure to improve the quality of healthcare in the United States has never been greater. Rising costs, recent discouraging appraisals of patient safety, accelerating malpractice litigation, and an increasing burden of chronic disease have intensified the demand for a change in current policies. Central to these efforts are payers who… CONTINUE READING