Pay-for-performance programs may only exacerbate pre-existing disparities, analysis finds

Racial and ethnic minorities in the United States experience higher rates of chronic disease and premature death compared to their white counterparts. For example, Black individuals in the U.S. experience worse health outcomes for acute medical conditions, in part because the care of Black adults is highly concentrated at a limited set of U.S. hospitals, which tend to be under-resourced and operate on thin financial margins.

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