Clinical comanagement 101 – How to reward physicians and medical groups
Abstract: Clinical comanagement is an arrangement designed to recognize and appropriately reward participating medical groups and/or physicians for their efforts in developing, managing and improving their quality and efficiency. The arrangement may cover inpatient, outpatient, ancillary and/or multisite services. But this article notes that there are numerous hurdles to contend with. It describes two forms of comanagement and the tradeoffs involved.