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Managed Care Types of Incentives

- What are some the types of incentives for providers for efficiency in the delivery of healthcare services. Explain who bears the financial risk, the provider, the patient, or the managed care organization?
- Explain the types of incentives for providers for efficiency in the delivery of healthcare services.

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So, I'm going to highlight each incentive type, discuss the relevant risks, and talk about efficiency. I'll do my best to separate these concepts. This list may not be exhaustive. There also exist hybrid systems which I strongly suggest you research, as most health care systems are hybrid systems. I will focus on primary care for convenience.

Major Types:
Fee for Service
Capitation
Global Budgeting

In a fee for service system, physicians bill for each individual service. This can include billing for the physician's time, necessary materials, and associated costs. A fee for service system requires a massive inventory of possible procedures and a cost associated with each ...

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The types of incentives for managed care is examined.

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