HCR 230 Week 2 Discussion Question 2

HCR 230 Week 2 Discussion Question 2 - Offering incentives...

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Offering incentives might have various positive benefits. Incentives might persuade physicians to participate. So many positive benefits can come from offering incentives to physicians in order to encourage them to participate in the Medicare program. The physicians might make services accessible to patients that are dangerously ill. Individuals in the incentives group were up to date on their immunizations at a significantly improved rate. The positive incentive would be that all provides would provide care regardless of fees are and enrollment in the plan for the services that they might need. The negative for the incentives that is it would affect how much care a sick person might get. One potential negative effect of incentives is that doctors who did not meet the predetermined quality measures ended up having special conditions that were associated with their reimbursement contracts. One negative effect that the program has is that patients are not able to receive the proper care. The other thing is that some
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