Value-based physician compensation tackling the complexities.Healthc Financ Manage. 2013 Dec; 67(12):60-9.HF
Hospital and health system leaders should address six important questions before shifting to a quality-focused physician compensation plan: Does the shift to a value-based compensation model present opportunities beyond the addition of quality incentives? Should measures be universal or aligned with specific payer initiatives? How much of an incentive is enough? How should quality and cost-effectiveness be measured? How should performance on the measures be assessed? How will total and individual compensation be affected?