Use of risk adjustment in setting budgets and measuring performance in primary care II: advantages, disadvantages, and practicalities

Published: September 15, 2001
Category: Bibliography > Papers
Authors: Bindman AB, Majeed A, Weiner JP
Countries: United Kingdom
Language: null
Types: Finance/Budgeting
Settings: Academic

BMJ 323:607-610.

School of Public Policy, University College London, London, UK

Risk adjustment could help to improve decisions about budgets as well as help measure the performance of doctors. In the first of these two articles we discussed why risk adjustment could become more important in the United Kingdom and how it works in the United States.1 In this article we consider the benefits and problems of risk adjustment and assess how one US system would perform in the United Kingdom.

PMID: 11557710

Financial,Cost Burden Evaluation,Primary Health Care/standards,Quality of Health Care,State Medicine/economics,United Kingdom

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