Association between the Value-Based Purchasing pay for performance program and patient mortality in US hospitals: observational study
OPEN BMJ (Clinical research ed.) | 11 May 2016
JF Figueroa, Y Tsugawa, J Zheng, EJ Orav and AK Jha
To determine the impact of the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (HVBP) program-the US pay for performance program introduced by Medicare to incentivize higher quality care-on 30 day mortality for three incentivized conditions: acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, and pneumonia.
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