Surgery needs a new pay model, free from incentives to do more procedures
SCIENCE · HEALTH
September 19, 20224 min read860 words
Published: September 19, 2022  |  4 min read860 words
ow will my surgeon get paid? That’s a question few people ask as they think about having surgery. But it is worth asking, and the answer should factor into decision-making.For most surgeons, the answer is a compensation model that incentivizes more surgery — and bigger surgery — ...
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Sep 29
The article dissects the payment model used to remunerate surgeons in the US and highlights the problems it leads to. The author also proposes other types of payment incentives that better align doctor, patient, hospital, and insurance carrier incentives. It is fairly well-written and has a great deal of credibility since the author’s a neurosurgeon herself.
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