Provider Payment Trends and Methods in the Massachusetts Health Care System

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Allison Barrett ; Timothy Lake (2010)
  • Subject: Massachusetts, Health Care System, Provider Payment, Health | Massachusetts Health Care System Provider Payment Health
    • jel: jel:I
    acm: TheoryofComputation_GENERAL | ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDSOCIETY | ComputerApplications_MISCELLANEOUS

This report investigates provider payment methods in Massachusetts. Payments include fee-for-service, the predominant model; global payments, which pay providers a single fee for all or most required services during a contract period; and pay-for-performance models, whi... View more
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