Care patterns in medicare and their implications for pay for performance Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Fee-for-Service Plans
  • Gatekeeping
  • Medicare
  • Primary Health Care
  • Reimbursement, Incentive

abstract

  • In fee-for-service Medicare, the dispersion of patients' care among multiple physicians will limit the effectiveness of pay-for-performance initiatives that rely on a single retrospective method of assigning responsibility for patient care.

publication date

  • March 15, 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJMsa063979

PubMed ID

  • 17360991

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1130

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 356

number

  • 11