The Problem With ‘Pay for Performance’ in Medicine

from The Incidental Economist at http://bit.ly/Xjd8Dk on July 31, 2014 at 12:30PM


The following originally appeared on The Upshot (copyright 2014, The New York Times Company). “Pay for performance” is one of those slogans that seem to upset no one. To most people it’s a no-brainer that we should pay for quality and not quantity. We all know that paying doctors based on the amount of care they provide, […]