February 1, 2012
Pay-for-performance (P4P) programs can boost care quality and lower costs, but might have unintended effects on racial and ethnic disparities. This research highlights the need to consider the impact of P4P on disparities.
September 1, 2009
The authors review hospitals' pay-for-performance (P4P) strategies and describe differences in payments by size of reward payment differences between high- and low-performing providers ability to reward improvement in the absence of high performance and the percentage of payments based on performance.