Paying for Performance in Health: a Toolkit to Developing the Blueprint

Topics: Health care, Health economics, Healthcare Pages: 73 (18873 words) Published: July 23, 2013
PAYING FOR PERFORMANCE IN HEALTH: A GUIDE TO DEVELOPING THE BLUEPRINT

December 2008 This publication was produced for review by the United States Agency for International Development. It was prepared by Rena Eichler and Susna De for the Health Systems 20/20 Project.

Mission The Health Systems 20/20 cooperative agreement, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for the period 2006-2011, helps USAID-supported countries address health system barriers to the use of life-saving priority health services. HS 20/20 works to strengthen health systems through integrated approaches to improving financing, governance, and operations, and building sustainable capacity of local institutions.

December 2008 For additional copies of this report, please email info@healthsystems2020.org or visit our website at www.healthsystems2020.org

Cooperative Agreement No.: GHS-A-00-06-00010-00

Submitted to:

Karen Cavanaugh, CTO Yogesh Rajkotia, co-CTO Health Systems Division Office of Health, Infectious Disease and Nutrition Bureau for Global Health United States Agency for International Development

Recommended Citation: Eichler, Rena and Susna De. December 2008. Paying for Performance in Health: A Guide to Developing the Blueprint. Bethesda, MD: Health Systems 20/20, Abt Associates Inc.

Abt Associates Inc. I 4800 Montgomery Lane, Suite 600 I Bethesda, Maryland 20814 I T: 301/913-0500 I F: 301/652-3916 I www.healthsystems2020.org I www.abtassoc.com In collaboration with: I Aga Khan Foundation I BearingPoint I Bitrán y Asociados I BRAC University I Broad Branch Associates I Forum One Communications I RTI International I Training Resources Group I Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

2

PAYING FOR PERFORMANCE IN HEALTH: A GUIDE TO DEVELOPING THE BLUEPRINT

DISCLAIMER The author’s views expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the views of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) or the United States Government.

CONTENTS
Contents......................................................................................... v Acronyms..................................................................................... vii Foreword....................................................................................... ix Preface........................................................................................... xi 1. Introduction .............................................................................. 1 1.1 What is P4P? Concept and rationale .................................................1 1.2 Is P4P right for your country?..............................................................3 2. Overview of this Guide............................................................. 5 2.1 What is it for?..........................................................................................5 2.2 Who should use it and how? ...............................................................5 2.3 How is it structured? .............................................................................6 3. Getting started.......................................................................... 7 3.1 Points to keep in mind...........................................................................7 3.2 Materials and resources needed .........................................................7 3.3 Directions.................................................................................................9 4. Step 1: Assess and identify the top-five performance problems that P4P can address ............................................. 11 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Objective.................................................................................................11 Key concepts .........................................................................................11 Tasks...
Continue Reading

Please join StudyMode to read the full document

You May Also Find These Documents Helpful

  • health Essay
  • Developing a Performance Appraisal System Essay
  • Developing a Performance Appraisal System Essay
  • Developing A Performance Appraisal System Essay
  • Developing a Performance System Research Paper
  • Essay on Developing a performance Appraisal System
  • Developing a Performance Appraisal System Essay
  • Developing a Performance Appraisal System Essay

Become a StudyMode Member

Sign Up - It's Free