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Reforming Payment for Primary Care: Making It Happen

Gail R. Wilensky, PhD
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Ann Intern Med. 2004;140(8):662-663. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-140-8-200404200-00018
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My comments focus on the report in this issue by Larson and the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Task Force on the Domain of General Internal Medicine (1) for changing reimbursement for general internists' services. The authors propose paying for services that are provided outside a personal visit and also paying a case-management fee to physicians. For employed physicians, the authors recommend supplementing a salary with incentives based on productivity and quality.

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