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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.

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The unexpected consequences of payment by results

The issue of providers “gaming” PbR contracts is a hot issue in the literature. Commentators take different views with some stating that it is only rational and efficient for providers to focus on the outcomes incentivised by PbR payments to the best of their ability while others describe similar behaviour as “gaming.”

Alcohol & Drugs

Payment by Results and Drug Recovery

Some reported that PbR created opportunities for increased creativity and flexibility in the way in which services were designed and delivered. PbR had also encouraged a greater emphasis on monitoring and reviewing the progress of those in treatment. However the emphasis on measuring progress solely in terms of the PbR outcomes was both extremely costly and time-consuming but also had the potential to alter and

Payment by Results

Payment by results and complex needs

Following a balanced and coherent examination of these key difficulties based on the real life application of PbR in the UK through the various homeless, workless, offending and troubled families initiatives, the Revolving Doors report comes to five principal conclusions:

Alcohol & Drugs

Second Commandment of PbR: First do no harm

The interesting thing about PbR schemes is that they are supposed to be all about finding creative solutions to entrenched social problems which actually work.

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