AcademyHealth: We really want to pay for quality, but it’s so darn hard

Paying for quality, not quantity is getting to be almost cliche. Recently, the Obama administration doubled down, however, announcing ambitious targets for Medicare payments to be “tied to” quality in the future. Unfortunately, the evidence behind such programs working continues to elude us. This week, two studies were published in JAMA that add to my skepticism. Go read more in my latest post over at the AcademyHealth blog!


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