financial incentive

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financial incentive

A cash payment made to a patient who achieves a health-related goal such as sustaining a weight loss over a 6-month period or maintaining abstinence from a toxic substance.
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Liability issues related to provider financial incentives.
While HMOs may continue to use capitation and financial incentives, an alternative is gaining ground.
The Russell Commission, is considering financial incentives to encourage 16-18 year olds to undertake volunteering before university.
ADS will be participating in NYSERDAs' new initiative, New Construction Financial Incentives PON 815, to provide both financial and technical assistance to candidates to improve the energy efficiency of both new and substantially renovated construction projects.
Los Angeles County supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to begin negotiating with the state and federal governments to eliminate financial incentives for putting children in foster care.
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Patient satisfaction and quality of care measures dominate the financial incentives directed at office-based physicians, a study from the Center for Studying Health System Change says.
The program offers financial incentives plus improvements to the health and safety of the business involved.
Indeed, P4P programs essentially are initiatives to address what has been cited in this literature as a key perceived barrier to guideline adherence, namely lack of reimbursement or financial incentives (Institute of Medicine 2001).
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The Ontario Power Authority (OPA) today announced updates to the saveONenergy RETROFIT PROGRAM that provide additional financial incentives for Ontario businesses to reduce energy used by lighting, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, refrigeration systems and building plug loads.

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