The U.S. healthcare system has been criticized for high-cost, inefficacy, and issues on quality. P4P is an approach used to provide incentives to physicians and health care provider organizations to achieve improved performance by increasing quality of care and reducing costs.
Define the challenges in designing a Pay for Performance (P4P) program.
Discuss the impacts of P4P on provider payment reform.
Describe the health care providers’ reactions to Value-Based Purchasing Programs.
Determine the benefits of P4P on patients.
Must be three double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages)
Must include a separate title page with the following:
Title of paper
Course name and number
Must include an introduction and conclusion
Must use at least four scholarly, peer-reviewed, and/or other credible sources
Must document all sources in APA style
Must include a separate reference page formatted according to APA style
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RAND. (2015). Health care pay for performance. Retrieved from http://www.rand.org/topics/health-care-pay-for-performance.html
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