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Physicians See More Pay Tied To Patient Satisfaction And Outcomes.



By: Bruce Japsen


Physician practices are seeing more of their pay and bonuses based on “value-based metrics such as patient satisfaction and outcome measures,” a new analysis shows.


The shift away from fee-for-service reimbursement that has historically paid doctors based on the volume of care they deliver is a trend escalating as health insurance companies and the federal government shift to value-based models like bundled payments and accountable care organizations.


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