In New Jersey, testing a new doctor-pay method

Philadelphia Inquirer, August 20, 2009
A dozen hospitals in New Jersey have begun an experiment to see whether paying doctors differently can lead to better, more efficient care. If the "gainsharing" experiment with Medicare patients works, doctors and hospitals will share the financial rewards. Hospitals contend the current system's incentives are "misaligned" so that hospitals are rewarded for lowering costs, while doctors are not.

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