The title says it all. From the current issue of Health Affairs (@Health_Affairs).
Note that the study looked at actual visits booked by physicians so it doesn’t capture payments made to physicians for patients who didn’t visit.
It can be a confusing world when a health professional is trained and emotionally incented to be rewarded for health but not physically/financially. That confusion doesn’t exist in integrated care, where as Ezra Klein (@EzraKlein) so eloquently put it in the Weeds Podcast recently:
Good description of @KPShare "a little more aligned" by @EzraKlein at 1:07 – The Weeds @VoxDotCom https://t.co/Bq2nFYSTNz (come back!)
— Ted Eytan, MD, MS, MPH (@tedeytan) March 2, 2016
Thanks to Health Affairs for hosting the briefing around physician practice yesterday in Washington, DC
RT @tedeytan: Just Read: Fee-For-Service, While Maligned, Remains Dominant Payment Method For Physician Visits https://t.co/JSNK3OEboh | @H…