Over the past 3 years, millions of dollars have been awarded to physicians as quality improvement incentives. Health plans are "rushing" to develop performance-related physician incentive programs. And CMS has now introduced its own incentive demonstration for medicine. Managed care is widely embracing this initiative, while physicians remain skeptical.
Is there a "right way" to get physician buy-in of pay-for-performance (P4P)? What makes for an effective outcomes-based incentive program?
Listen to this executive-level teleconference on CD-ROM. This special program was sponsored by Managed Care Information Center. This CD Rom comes with conference materials.
Participate in "Getting It Right: Design Principles For Outcomes-Based Physician Incentive Compensation" to hear from the "insiders" who worked on developing consensus among 200 physicians on what the framework of an effective P4P program should include.
- Dr. Jim Pope, Chief Medical Officer, American Healthways; and
- Dr. Fred Brancati, Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Director of the Johns Hopkins Outcomes Evaluating Program.
- What an effective P4P program should include
- Design principles
- Accountability, payment structure
- Sets of metrics
- Involving patients in program development and assessment
- Evaluation/outcomes measures
- What's working now
- What the future may hold
Plus a live Question and Answer Session
WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM THE AUDIO CONFERENCE CD-ROM:
Health plans and providers, CEOs, CFOs, PHO and IPA and medical staff leadership, employers, human resource benefit managers, medical directors, employer health plan decision makers, network development and provider services directors, strategic planners, utilization management, MCO plans, healthcare management, TPAs, network managers, physician practice management company executives, medical management directors, analysts, implementer consultants, account services and administration executives and ancillary products managers.