Pay for Performance (P4P): Models which offer fiscal incentives to medical and behavioral health providers for meeting specific expectations related to patient care have gained popularity over the last decade as a means of improving quality of care (Bremer et al., 2008). Research by McLellan et al. (2008) has supported the feasibility of implementing such programs and the openness of substance abuse treatment facilities to participating in P4P.
Loscalzo, PsyD, Emily; Levit, A.; Sterling, PhD, Robert; and Weinstein, PhD, Stephen, "Pay for Performance and Treatment Outcome" (2016). Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Faculty Papers. Paper 29.