Thursday, July 21, 2005

AMA - Pay-for-Performance Principles and Guidelines

The American Medical Association (AMA) has adopted a new policy on pay-for-performance (P4P), The policy defines five principles of a “fair and ethical” P4P program:

1. Ensure quality of care
2. Foster the patient/physician relationship
3. Offer voluntary physician participation
4. Use accurate data and fair reporting
5. Provide fair and equitable program incentives

Principles and Guidelines are available in the download below.

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