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Physician payment methods: a focus on quality and cost control

Rudmik, Luke, Wranik, Dominika and Rudisill-Michaelsen, Caroline (2014) Physician payment methods: a focus on quality and cost control. Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 43 (1). p. 34. ISSN 1916-0216

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Identification Number: 10.1186/s40463-014-0034-6


With rising health care costs, governments must develop innovative methods to deliver efficient and equitable health care services. With physician remuneration being the third largest health care expense, the design of remuneration methods is a priority in health care policy. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck surgeons should have an understanding of the behavioural incentives associated with different physician payment methods. This article will outline the different physician payment methods with a focus on discussing the impact on quality of care and health care costs.

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Additional Information: © 2014 The Authors © CC BY 2.0
Divisions: Social Policy
LSE Health
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2014 08:31
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2024 01:18

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