The Effect of Financial Incentives on Quality of Care: The Case of Diabetes
Anthony Scott; Stefanie Schurer; Paul H. Jensen; Peter Sivey;
mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations
Australia introduced an incentive payment scheme for general practitioners to ensure systematic and high quality care in chronic disease management. There is little empirical evidence and ambiguous theoretical guidance on which effects to expect on the quality of care. ... View more
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