Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login to save this paper or follow this series

Compensation and Incentives in Medical Networks with Gate-keeping and Case Management

Contents:

Author Info

  • Schumacher, Petra
Registered author(s):

    Abstract

    New approaches in health care, such as e.g. Integrated Delivery Systems, affect the role and tasks of medical suppliers. More and more, medical suppliers are incorporated into the process of guiding patients to medical specialists and hospitals and thus managing the course of disease. In this context, the role of medical gate-keepers and case managers may provide opportunities for undesirable behavior (from the network's point of view). Therefore, compensation-induced incentives for gatekeepers and case managers are in the main focus of the paper. Different health care payment systems and the impact of financial and non-financial incentives on case managers and gate-keepers in medical networks are analyzed. Another focus is laid on medical suppliers that are not involved in managing diseases and guiding patients. Due to their smaller margin of actions and possibilities to take advantage of it, reimbursement should emphasize different aspects than for case managers.

    Download Info

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
    File URL: http://epub.ub.uni-muenchen.de/7955/1/Compensation_and_Incentives_in_Medical_Networks_with_Gatekeeping_and_Case_Management_WP.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    Bibliographic Info

    Paper provided by University of Munich, Munich School of Management in its series Discussion Papers in Business Administration with number 7955.

    as in new window
    Length:
    Date of creation: 31 Nov 2008
    Date of revision:
    Handle: RePEc:lmu:msmdpa:7955

    Contact details of provider:
    Postal: Ludwigstr. 28,80539 Munich, Germany
    Phone: +49-(0)89-2180-3888
    Fax: +49-(0)89-344054
    Web page: http://www.bwl.uni-muenchen.de
    More information through EDIRC

    Related research

    Keywords: networks; compensation; gate-keeping; case management;

    Find related papers by JEL classification:

    This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:

    References

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    Citations

    Lists

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:lmu:msmdpa:7955. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Philipp Beltz).

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.