Meeting

Report Release: Rewarding Provider Performance - Aligning Incentives in Medicare


When: September 21, 2006 (11:00 AM Eastern)
Where: National Academy of Sciences Building • 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418

Topics Health Care Workforce, Health Services, Coverage, and Access, Quality and Patient Safety
Activity: Redesigning Health Insurance Performance Measures, Payment, and Performance Improvement Programs
Board: Board on Health Care Services

Rewarding Provider Performance: Aligning Incentives in Medicar e was released to the public on Thursday, September 21, 2006 at 11:00 am, in the Lecture Room of the National Academy of Sciences Building, 2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W., in Washington, D.C.

It is the third report in the Pathways to Quality Health Care series released by this committee. This report analyzes the promise and risks of instituting a pay for performance program within Medicare and lays out a series of recommendations for implementing such a program. This program was funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Participants included Robert Reischauer and Gail Wilensky, co-chairs of the advisory subcommittee, and committee member Robert Galvin.

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