A Shift in How Healthcare is Paid For

In Massachusetts, thousands of physicians receive more pay if their patients stay healthy and avoid costly medical care. It could become a national template.

It's hard work being one of Dr. Damian Folch's diabetic patients. If a lab test shows high cholesterol, Folch is quick to call or email. No patient can leave the office without scheduling an annual eye exam, a key preventive test. A missed exam or an appointment leads to another call.

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Source: Los Angeles Times