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Gainsharing Saves New Jersey Hospitals Money

February 22, 2013

In 2009, 12 New Jersey hospitals introduced a program known as gainsharing in which doctors receive bonuses for saving their hospitals money on Medicare patients, according to an article by The Associated Press. Under the program, a doctor would be less inclined, for example, to order 24-hour heart monitoring for a patient who had just […]

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