Physician Reimbursement and Incentives

In the healthcare field there is a wide variety of services—physician, hospital, home care, long-term facility, and so on. Each type of service has a methodology for reimbursing the provider.

Using your textbook, the online library resources, and the Internet, research the major types of physician reimbursement. Compare physician incentives under various types of reimbursement. Use the principal-agent framework for the doctor-patient relationship. Write a paper based on your findings.

Write a 2- to 3-page paper in Word format. Apply current APA standards for writing style to your work. All written assignments and responses should follow APA rules for attributing sources.