Meyers Primary Care Institute; Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Medical Subject Headings
Nursing Homes; Quality of Health Care; Reimbursement, Incentive
Geriatrics | Health Services Research | Medicine and Health Sciences
Information on the impact of pay-for-performance programs is lacking in the nursing home setting. This literature review (1980-2007) identified 13 prior examples of pay-for-performance programs in the nursing home setting: 7 programs were active as of 2007, while 6 had been terminated. The programs were mostly short-lived, varied considerably in the choice of performance measures and pay incentives, and evaluations of the impact were rare.
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Citation: Health Care Financ Rev. 2009 Spring;30(3):1-13. Link to article on publisher's website