April 2006: Point/Counterpoint on Pay for Performance

Robert M. Centor, MD; Michael S. Barr, MD


April 19, 2006

In This Article

Point/Counterpoint on Pay-for-Performance

Many physicians now participate in pay-for-performance programs and receive incentive bonus payments for meeting quality targets. Nevertheless, there is still considerable debate on whether this approach will improve patient care and reduce costs. As part of this discussion, we have introduced a point-counterpoint article on this important subject and invited 2 experts to address it.


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