Towards Reforming Health Provider Payment Methods: Evidence from Iran

Babashahy S., Baghbanian A., Manavi S., Sari A. A. , Manesh A. O. , Ronasiyan R.

HEALTH SCOPE, cilt.6, sa.1, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier


Background: Equity of access to health and provider payment mechanism in healthcare is a worldwide debated. Healthcare reforms are primarily designed to improve productivity, economic efficiency and quality of care; however, an appropriate reimbursement of healthcare providers for services offered to patients and marinating a robust payment mechanism are not elucidated yet.