Reforming Health Care: Fifth Brief in New Series Looks at Financial Incentives for Providers and Consumers
Media Advisory: May 25, 2010
Contact: Amy Berridge, (609) 945-3378
Show them the money. Health reform will emphasize financial incentives for providers and consumers to promote the use of effective health services and discourage use of marginally effective or inappropriate services. The fifth brief in a new series from Mathematica looks at evidence on the impacts of these financial incentives and draws lessons for policymakers.
"Financial Incentives for Health Care Providers and Consumers"
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