The Effects of Financial Incentives on Quality of Care: The Case of Diabetes

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Scott, A; Schurer, S; Jensen, P H; Sivey, P;
(2008)
  • Subject: Pay-for-performance, multivariate probit models, health care systems.
    • jel: jel:C21 | jel:I11
    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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