Do incentives affect physician behaviour?
Published: 3 February, 2015
Payment schemes do seem to have a limited effect on physician behaviour in terms of the quantity of activity. The impacts are limited, often negated by other factors that influence physician behaviour such as professional norms, patient related factors and prognosis. There is still a limited evidence base on the impact of remuneration methods on the productivity and quality of primary care physicians.
GP payment schemes review , PRUComm (completed Aug 14, published 3 Feb 2015)
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