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Web Exclusive: Should Hospital CEO Salaries Be Cut If Care Quality Fails?
Pay for performance has become a popular topic for healthcare providers across the country. But can this idea apply...
Web Exclusive: Independence Blue Cross Adds $47M in New Physician Payment Model
Independence Blue Cross will offer $47 million in pay raises for primary care physicians in its southeastern...
Web Exclusive: Five Barriers to Post-Reform Efficiency
Many would agree that there's a lot of interest in making the transition to accountable care. But is the healthcare...
Magazine: Quality: The Medical Home as Community Effort
A collaborative ACO model is yielding clinical and financial results.
Web Exclusive: Well-Designed P4P Programs Can Improve Patient Relations, Says Physician Panel
An expert panel convened by the American College of Physicians says that properly designed pay-for-performance programs...
CT insurance commissioner, doctors trade barbs over healthcare reform
Connecticut's insurance commissioner and the state's largest physician group traded barbs in the public debate over...
Healthcare reform: Can Mayo emerge a winner?
Over the past year, doctors who run Mayo Clinic pressed for changes that would see Medicare reward the most efficient...
Web Exclusive: How Wasteful is Your Care Delivery?
The long debate about how to curb escalating healthcare costs has shed light on just how important physician...
University of California regents to OK millions in executive incentive pay
The University of California's governing Board of Regents is expected to formally approve $3.1 million in incentive pay...
Magazine: Value vs. Volume: Can We Pay for Quality?
Swedish and Premera create a model where the level of payment will be driven by the outcomes that are achieved.