H&P Web Exclusive: Applying ASP Solutions to P4P Challenges

August 1, 2004

Because of external demands for quality information, the ability to utilizetechnology to compile and analyze data is an important task for organizations.As is often noted, these quality demands are particularly important undernew pay-for-performance (P4P) initiatives. Last year, a large health planin California became one of the first in the nation to award P4P bonusesto physician groups in its provider network. It paid a total of $28 millionin bonuses to 80 physician groups.