Publication

Rewarding Provider Performance: Aligning Incentives in Medicare


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Report at a Glance

  • Fact Sheet (PDF)
  • Report Brief (PDF)
  • Rewarding Provider Performance: Aligning Incentives in Medicare (PDF)

Rewarding Provider Performance: Aligning Incentives in Medicare analyzes the promise and risks of instituting a pay-for-performance program within Medicare to encourage a more effective health care system.

The options and recommendations presented by the committee discuss the staged implementation of such a program with the goal of improving the value of health care investments through mechanisms such as quality improvement and care coordination. 

Although focused on Medicare, this report also has significant implications for payers and purchasers in the private sector.