The take-home message is that sustained weight loss can be achieved by financial incentives
Thus, from the patients' perspective, the financial incentive
may not have been necessary to promote a simple health behavior (see Box 2 for more quotes).
The relapse rates between the 9- or 12-month follow-up and the 15- or 18-month follow-up were 36% in the financial incentive
group and 27% in the control group.
Proposed regulations for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 provide guidance that enables employer-sponsored wellness programs to aggressively promote and reward healthy behaviors using significant financial incentives
Thus, for non-working welfare recipients, financial incentive
programs result in only a work-encouraging substitution effect.
Many employers use financial incentives
- such as cash, reduced copayments or gifts - to encourage expectant mothers to see their physicians during their first trimester.
Perhaps the most intriguing is the emergence of a financial incentives
proposal for deceased-donor beneficiaries developed by Richard M.
49# behavior to obtain this financial incentive
Q41 Overall, my patients who are 2.
As a result, some industry analysts say the tools of managed care, such as capitation and financial incentives
, are no longer effective in controlling costs.
Liability issues related to provider financial incentives
Proposals for action by stockholders include the election of eight directors, re-approval of the TCF Performance-Based Compensation Policy, authorization of an increase in shares under the TCF Financial Incentive
Stock Program, and re-approval of performance-based goals under the TCF Financial Incentive
Across all measures examined, those with an overall financial incentive
to reduce services to patients express lower ability to provide high-quality care to their patients than physicians whose financial incentives
are perceived as neutral or encouraging greater provision of services.