Can You Get What You Pay For? Pay-For-Performance and the Quality of Healthcare Providers
NBER Working Paper No. 14886
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We are grateful to Zhonghe Li for assistance with the PacifiCare data. We also thank Cheryl Damberg, Steve Levitt, Dayanand Manoli, Tom McGuire, Eric Sun, seminar participants at Harvard University, the Public Policy Institute of California, RAND, and Yale University, and participants of the 2006 Robert Wood Johnson Scholars in Health Policy Research Annual Meeting for helpful comments and suggestions. Financial support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard Interfaculty Initiative for Health Systems Improvement is gratefully acknowledged. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.