UCare Announces Details of 2014 Pay for Performance Program

UCare has announced details of its Pay for Performance (P4P) program for 2014. UCare’s P4P program rewards providers and care systems achieving superior or improved performances in several important health care quality measures for the health plan’s more than 400,000 Medicaid, Medicare, and Special Needs Plan members throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

P4P criteria are selected to improve preventive care; identify health issues through screenings for various health risks and conditions; and achieve improved outcomes for chronic conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.