Doc pay-for-performance program set to launch

Wall, J. K.
September 2008
Indianapolis Business Journal;9/1/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 26, p7A
The article reports on the launch of a pay-for-performance plan for physicians in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 1, 2008. The Quality Health First which is the latest service of the Indiana Health Information Exchange has 700 primary-care physicians signed up to receive reports on the quality of the care they give. The program has contracted with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Indiana as the first health insurer to offer bonus payments to physicians based on how well they score.


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