Payment by Results Posts

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Here you can find over 150 posts tracking every major development in payment by results since 2011. You can see where PbR has succeeded and, more frequently, where it has failed across a wide range of sectors: offending, welfare, employment, substance misuse… If you’re looking for something in particular, try the search box below.

PbR jargon demystified (4) S-Z

Last in a series of infographics which demystify the jargon and technical terms associated with the payment by results commissioning model.

PbR jargon demystified (3) M-R

Third in a series of infographics which demystify the jargon and technical terms associated with the payment by results commissioning model.

PbR jargon demystified (2) G-L

Second in a series of infographics which demystify the jargon and technical terms associated with the payment by results commissioning model.

PbR jargon demystified (1) A-F

First in a series of infographics which demystify the jargon and technical terms associated with the payment by results commissioning model.

Can the new Work Programme succeed?

Reform report says new Work and Health Programme should level the playing field for possible providers but still recommends heavy PbR approach.

Social Impact Bonds: The early years

New report from Social Finance looks at the spread of social impact bonds across the globe and expects their development to become less complex.

Making sense of payment by results

The purpose of the new interactive tool is to help commissioners, investors and providers consider whether it might be appropriate to use PbR for a particular service. The tool asks key questions on both the rationale for using PbR and key elements of the contract such as defining and validating outcomes and guarding against common PbR problems such as “creaming and parking” and unintended consequences.

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