TITLE

PAY FOR PERFORMANCE, QUALITY OF CARE AND THE REVITALIZATION OF THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT

AUTHOR(S)
Schindler, Devin S.
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Spring2009, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p387
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the initiative of federal government to implement a Medicare and Medicaid provision known as False Claims Act (FCA) to eliminate fraudulent enforcement activities occurred in public contractors in the U.S. It aims that strategic move applies financial incentives to healthcare providers to improve medical care services using pay of performance tool. The role of patient quality department is also considered to manage substantial civil and criminal liabilities.
ACCESSION #
44211108

 

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