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‘Kafkaesque’ Value System Unfairly Penalizes Doctor Pay
Health Leaders Media

How much physicians get paid is increasingly determined by a “Kafkaesque” payment formula, one that penalizes doctors whose patients are more expensive—even when those higher costs stem from services that other doctors perform.

That’s the analysis from a healthcare payment reform consultant and author of a new report, “Fair and Effective Ways to Analyze the Drivers of Healthcare Costs and Transition to Value-Based Payment.”