ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:

Pay for performance

Jun 2007 Issue
Measuring for Medicare: The Physician Quality Reporting Initiative [Feature]

Starting in July 2007, physicians can earn Medicare bonus money by tracking their performance in certain areas; the article helps them set up their practices to take advantage of the opportunity.


Jul-Aug 2006 Issue
What Family Physicians Need to Know About Pay for Performance [Feature]

The article examines the current status and future trends of pay-for-performance programs, which reward physicians for meeting defined performance/quality measures.


Jul-Aug 2006 Issue
How Does Your Practice Measure Up? [Feature]

The authors explain the importance of practice data gathering and quality measurement and offer suggestions for identifying and collecting the necessary data.


Mar 2004 Issue
Getting Rewards for Your Results: Pay-for-Performance Programs [Feature]

The article examines the current status and future trends of pay-for-performance programs, which reward physicians for meeting defined performance/quality measures. The article also assesses whether such programs can help family physicians implement quality improvement strategies more broadly.


Nov-Dec 2000 Issue
Making Quality and Service Pay: Part 2, The External Environment [Feature]

The article will explain how physicians can pursue quality improvement (improving their practice systems and patient outcomes) without losing their shirts.


Oct 2000 Issue
Making Quality and Service Pay: Part 1, The Internal Environment [Feature]

The article will explain how physicians can pursue quality improvement (improving their practice systems and patient outcomes) without losing their shirts.


Jul-Aug 2000 Issue
Finding Success in a Capitated Environment [Feature]

This article will describe how one practice in California has been working well under a capitated environment by providing value and quality care to patients, good outcomes and disease management to their patients and insurers and pay incentives to physicians.



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