Coming Soon to Your State??? Pay for Performance in Health Care

Twenty five years ago, healthcare professionals watched silently as managed care slowly rolled across the country from west to east. It took over ten years to get from California to New York, plenty of time to plan ahead,  and be pro-active, yet most of us did nothing.
Managed care started with physicians and hospitals and moved to encompass all types of health professionals and services.

Fair warning to all:  New York’s public hospital system has officially moved away from cost of living increases and toward bonuses for meeting performance gains.

You have plenty of time to plan ahead and be pro-active!  Step one- be informed- here is a great NYTimes Editorial and an Op -Ed piece on the topic.

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