August 31, 2013

Developing an Effective Pay-for-Performance Program

By Rachel Ryan and John J. D'Andrea

Editor's Note: This article was originally published in the Advisory Board Company’s September 2013 issue of the General Counsel Agenda.

In this era of health care reform and accountable care, many hospitals are seeking opportunities to align physician interests with hospital programmatic, quality of care, and patient satisfaction initiatives. A well-crafted pay-for-performance (P4P) program can provide a hospital with a powerful tool to help achieve this alignment. Simply speaking, a P4P program is an incentive-based payment model designed to align the goals of a physician and hospital in a way that improves health outcomes and/or reduces costs to patients.

To read the full article, please click on the "Download PDF" button above.

The Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP website uses cookies to make your browsing experience as useful as possible. In order to have the full site experience, keep cookies enabled on your web browser. By browsing our site with cookies enabled, you are agreeing to their use. Review Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP's cookies information for more details.