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The incentive effects of payment by results

Miraldo, M., Goddard, M. and Smith, P.C. (2006) The incentive effects of payment by results. Research Report. CHE Research Paper (19). Centre for Health Economics , York, UK.

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Abstract

Recently the English NHS has introduced an activity-based payment scheme for secondary care - the Payment by Results (PbR) policy. In this paper we discuss, from an economic perspective, the main intended and unintended incentives created by this policy. We also outline the role of different NHS institutions in monitoring and analysing the impact of PbR and consider the information and data requirements for such tasks.

Item Type: Monograph (Research Report)
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2006 the authors. The full text of this report can be viewed free of charge from the Centre for Health Economics web site at: http://www.york.ac.uk/inst/che/pdf/rp19.pdf
Keywords: Payment by results, Prospective Payment System, Incentives
Institution: The University of York
Academic Units: The University of York > Centre for Health Economics (York)
Depositing User: Repository Officer
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2007
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2010 16:53
Published Version: http://www.york.ac.uk/inst/che/pdf/rp19.pdf
Status: Published
Publisher: Centre for Health Economics
Refereed: No
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URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/1980

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