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Study: Pay for Performance Could Save Lives, Money

By Stacy Lawrence  |  Posted 08-31-2006 Print

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Some initial results from the CMS demonstration project of pay-for-performance show that enforcing a higher quality of care for just five major illnesses and procedures could have saved almost 6,000 lives and $1.35 billion in hospital costs in 2004.


 

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