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Practices hit Medicare P4P quality targets, but bonuses fall short

AMNews, September 11, 2008

Ten groups participating in the Physician Group Practice Demonstration project hit performance targets on 25 out of 27 quality measures, although only four groups qualified for performance bonuses. This has prompted some doubt, amid rising hopes, about the future feasibility of the project. This is the second in a four-year Medicare pay-for-performance project.