The association between payment model and specialist physicians’ selection of patients with diabetes: A descriptive study

Background: As the number of people with chronic diseases increases, understanding the impact of payment model on the types of patients seen by specialists has implications for improving the quality and value of care. We sought to determine if there is an association between the specialist physician payment model and the types of patients seen.

Year of Publication: 2019

Authors: Amity Quinn, Alun Edwards, Peter Senior, Kerry McBrien, Brenda Hemmelgarn, Marcello Tonelli, Flora Au, Zhihai Ma, Robert G. Weaver, Braden Manns

Journal Title: CMAJ Open