Health Care Pay for Performance


"Pay for performance" rewards doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers for attaining targeted service goals, like meeting health care quality or efficiency standards. RAND research has explored a range of policy and economic implications related to the use of pay-for-performance delivery models.

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    Efforts to Reform Physician Payment by Tying Payment to Performance

    Feb 14, 2013

    Public and private sector purchasers are actively working to design value-based payment programs to achieve the goals of improved quality and more efficient use of health care resources. How these programs are designed is a complex undertaking and one that will determine the likelihood of their success.

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