Physician Voluntary Reporting Program: Medicare's Quality Measures Program Authorized for Incentive Payments in 2007
Author: Peters, Bonnie S.
Source: Journal of AHIMA
Publication Date: February 2007
Traditionally, the payment system for physicians has been based on fee for service and did not include rewards or incentives for quality. However, as a result of evidence that shows significantly improved quality in hospitals when incentives are offered, the Centers for Medicare and Medi....