Regarding CMS awards $7 million in P4P project:
The CMS paying bonuses is a grace note in a tragic symphony. An implemented denial of payments for iatrogenic conditions and hospital-caused and -abetted complications is much more likely to improve healthcare.
While hospitals earn revenue from their own errors, all incentives are perverseso sayeth Professor Lucian Leape of Harvard and others.
Bart LeeAttorneySan Francisco
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