Since P4P has been around for a number of years, one would think that its effectiveness should be clearly documented. However, Peter Kongstvedt says that results have been mixed. He concludes that “positive results remain ambiguous, at least on a broad basis.”
Review various P4P program results and effectiveness on the Internet or through your college's Online Library, which you can access in the Resources tab.
Write a 1-page report of your findings. Specifically, address strengths and weaknesses of this compensation method, both from the point of view of the health plan and the physician. Cite at least two sources. List sources in APA format.