Payment & Delivery Models
Physician payment & delivery models
See new payment and delivery models made possible by recent Acts, intended to improve quality and reduce cost.
Study: complex changing payment models challenge physician practices
Physician payment models are becoming more complex and the pace of change is increasing according to a new joint study by the RAND Corporation and the AMA.
What motivates physicians--and how health care needs to change
Studies show physicians are more motivated by intrinsic values that uniquely define the profession rather than external values, such as financial rewards.A recent Viewpoint on professionalism discusses how the health care needs to change from one that is governed by burdensome financial regulations to one that gives physicians what they need to provide the highest quality care.
Doctors have unearthed the root of new payment model challenges
Most doctors want to make new payment and delivery methods work. But we need the appropriate resources to help redesign the health care system. When physicians have data in a meaningful context and tools to act on it, they respond positively, and patient care improves.
Details and context of new payment models are critical, study finds
A new joint study by the RAND Corporation and AMA finds that physicians need support and guidance to further advance delivery reforms.
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