Current Allergy and Asthma Reports

, Volume 10, Issue 6, pp 405–410

Pediatric Pay-for-performance in Asthma: Who Pays?


DOI: 10.1007/s11882-010-0140-0

Cite this article as:
Johnson, R. & Dinakar, C. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep (2010) 10: 405. doi:10.1007/s11882-010-0140-0


Pay-for-performance is a term referring to a system that uses incentives to reward health care providers for producing an improvement in performance based on quality measures. It has become part of a growing movement to improve the quality of the health care system. The purpose of this article is to review and discuss pay-for-performance and how it relates to pediatrics and asthma.


Pay-for-performancePay-for-performance asthmaValue-based purchasingAsthma measuresAsthma quality measuresQuality measuresPediatric quality measuresPediatric asthma measures

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Section of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Children’s Mercy Hospitals and ClinicsUniversity of Missouri-Kansas CityKansas CityUSA