Payment-by-results was the UK government’s favoured commissioning mechanism for improving the performance of substance use treatment services - but according to their own yardstick of success, in England it made things worse. Read about the theoretical pros and cons, then assess the evidence by unfolding the supplementary text in the payment-by-results section of last week’s matrix cell release.
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“Thanks also for the brilliant matrices.”
Dr Michael Taylor, GP with a special interest in addictions and Clinical Director for Wellbeing and Mental Health, Heywood Middleton and Rochdale PCT, England
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