Is it possible to incorporate quality into hospital pricing systems? – Deeble Institute Evidence Brief – 22 July 2013

Posted on July 25, 2013. Filed under: Clin Governance / Risk Mgmt / Quality, Health Economics | Tags: , |

Is it possible to incorporate quality into hospital pricing systems? – Deeble Institute Evidence Brief – 22 July 2013

“Australia has recently implemented an activity-based funding system for public hospitals. Policymakers and providers are keen to ensure that the price paid for health care services stimulates improvements in quality and safety, but some remain sceptical that this can be achieved through pricing mechanisms.

There are four main ways of linking quality and safety to hospital pricing in the context of activity based funding:”

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