A new study finds that performance bonuses are not big enough to yield significant improvements, reports American Medical News.
Research shows there is a fundamental problem with the P4P programs: They have had little to no impact on quality. That is the conclusion of many studies, including a new analysis of quality incentives, published in the July/August Health Affairs. It compared 81 Massachusetts physician groups eligible for quality incentives with 73 that were not.
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