Paying for outcomes, not performance: lessons from the Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System.

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Paying for outcomes, not performance: lessons from the Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2011 Apr;37(4):184-92, 145

Authors: Averill RF, Hughes JS, Goldfield NI

Abstract
Drawing on lessons learned from the implementation of the Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS), the authors propose principles for the design and implementation of a hospital payment system based on paying for outcomes.

PMID: 21500719 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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