Navigation Links
California's Pay for Performance Breaks Ground With New Program Components
Date:10/24/2007

Physicians Support Program but Need Significant Boost in Payments,

According to a New Report from HealthLeaders-InterStudy

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, the leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that the nation's largest pay for performance program is breaking new ground with the addition of cost-efficiency measures and the development of a historic agreement that would allow health plans access to laboratory results exclusively held by physician groups. According to the latest California Health Plan Analysis, the state's physicians are generally supportive of the program; however, they believe the program, which is sponsored by the Integrated Healthcare Association in California, needs a significant boost in payment to see a return on investment.

"The data exchange, which would give physician groups additional information they're looking for from health plans, is seen as critical to getting insurers to put more money into the bonus payment program sponsored by the Integrated Healthcare Association," states Chris Lewis, market analyst for HealthLeaders-InterStudy and author of the report.

Since 2003, the Integrated Healthcare Association has paid out close to $207 million in bonuses to 40,000 doctors. Physician groups have been pressuring health plans to put up more money to sustain their long-term investment in the program, while health plans and purchasers have pushed to include cost efficiency measures in the pay for performance program. In addition, more outcomes measurements are being added to the program to not only track improvements in preventive screenings but also to determine whether members' health status is improving.

Beginning in 2008, the Integrated Healthcare Association is adding cost-efficiency measures for payment in 2009. Efficiency is a key component of healthcare quality improvement and that variations in the cost and effectiveness of care
'/>"/>

SOURCE HealthLeaders-InterStudy
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Good sleep enhances task performance
2. Journal Recommends How To Improve The Performance Of Health Workers
3. New Drug Found To Improve Driving Performance In Young Adults With ADHD
4. Dealing With Stress Results In Better Academic Performance
5. Newer Generation Sleeping Pills Lack Superior Performance
6. Drug Combo Improves Performance Of Multiple Sclerosis Drug
7. Motivation Yardstick: Rewards or Punishment? Discover the Superior Performance Trigger
8. COPD Patients portray improved exercise performance after breathing a Special Gas
9. Students to Evaluate the Performance of Teachers
10. Physical Activity Determines Academic Performance
11. Common Sleep Disorder Hinders School Performance
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2014)... chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have nearly ... those with no inflammation, according to results of a ... Kimmel Cancer Center. , The link between persistent inflammation ... high-grade prostate cancer those with a Gleason score ... the most aggressive and rapidly growing prostate cancers. , ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... vaccine brands for children may not be the most ... factors when choosing vaccines, driving the market toward what ... new study by University of Illinois researchers. , "The ... numerous factors," says Sheldon H. Jacobson, a co-author of ... of mathematics at the U. of I. "In an ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... at the University of California, San Diego School of ... who have suffered a recent major loss are more ... adults. , The study is published in this month,s ... . , Because compassionate behaviors are associated with better ... offer insights into ways to improve the outcomes of ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Hospital Pediatrician-in-Chief Jon McCullers, MD, was recently invited ... of Nature Reviews Microbiology , one of ... a world-renowned infectious disease specialist, and chair of ... Tennessee Health Science Center, analyzed the epidemiology and ... 1968 pandemics, as well as more recent 2009 ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... MAYWOOD, Il. (April 17, 2014) Doctors who ... disease called lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) can face an agonizing ... progression of the disease and help relieve shortness ... lung transplants, and sirolimus can cause potentially fatal ... said pulmonologist Dr. Daniel Dilling, medical director of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer 2Health News:Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer 3Health News:Study recalculates costs of combination vaccines 2Health News:The ilk of human kindness 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 3
... the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society says that the dying ... // The study found that Arab Americans did not want to ... did not mind it. Hispanic people want to die with dignity ... ,White people did not want to be taken care of by ...
... by non veg items but now roam tomatoes have been found ... three outbreaks in 2004 were caused by this agent. ,The ... havoc. ,The link was establoished when it was ... that was roma tomatoes. ,So the direct culprit was ...
... H. Purcell, NIAID's Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, and Bernard Moss, ... which is found to prevent and treat small pox virus ... there is an increased fear over the use of small ... ,Small pox referral strains are only available in ...
... Professor Michael Beckmann and his colleagues have reported in ... to the lower genital tract reduces// the surgical procedure ... ,Episiotomy is a surgical procedure done in the perineum ... the labor period involved during birthing process to expand ...
... of anxiety-ridden fathers are passed on to the mothers ... many as 65 women were studied by the University ... this conclusion. ,This increased the pain women ... their immediate recovery and factors such as breastfeeding and ...
... dementia at a latter age can be halved as a ... published in the Psychological Medicine//. Cognitive decline can be prevented ... As many as 29,000 people from 22 studies conducted across ... Dr Michael Valenzuela has revealed that where the brain is ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Death Wishes Influenced By Ethnicity and Racial Background 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... MultiCell Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MCET.OB ... composition of matter, biological targets, mechanism of action, methods ... This patent application describes a novel class ... which interfere with the basic homeostatic cellular processes in ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... GENEVA, Ill. , Jan. 15, 2014 The ... a Medical Fitness Center by the Medical Fitness Association, ... centers to achieve their full potential. The Cadence Fitness ... in the western suburbs and second in the Chicagoland ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 Reportlinker.com ... is available in its catalogue: ... – Worldwide Analysis http://www.reportlinker.com/p01957812/Insulin-Pump-Market--Forecast-–-Worldwide-Analysis.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Medical_Equipment_and_Supply ... Analysis Insulin Pumps ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:MultiCell Technologies Files Patent Application Covering New Class of RNA Therapeutics 2MultiCell Technologies Files Patent Application Covering New Class of RNA Therapeutics 3Cadence Fitness & Health Center Certified as Medical Fitness Facility 2Cadence Fitness & Health Center Certified as Medical Fitness Facility 3Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 2Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 3Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 4Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 5Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 6Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 7Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 8Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 9Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 10Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 11Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 12Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 13Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 14Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 15Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 16Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 17
The ultra micro tip for the new Eppendorf 2000/2100 series ultra micro pipettors provides accurate drawing and dispensing everytime....
... available as both regular and filter tips. ... for more efficient sterilization and are delivered ... date of irradiation. Sterilized Diamond Tips are ... SterilPack Diamond Tips are wrapped in medical ...
This ultra micro tip for the Eppendorf and Nichiryo/BenchMate 0.5-10 L pipettors is perfect for working with low volume....
1000 L, Bulk Recommended for 500 and 1000 L pipettes....
Medicine Products: