Glob Health Sci Pract; March 24, 2017, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 1-3
Results-based financing (RBF) schemes in health care are premised on the notion that “paying for results” rather than for inputs is more likely to improve performance. But getting from that attractive hypothesis to program efforts that improve quality of care and outcomes at population scale – in the real world – is far from simple.