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Author Fritsche, György Bèla, author

Title Performance-Based Financing Toolkit
Published Washington : World Bank Publications, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (361 pages)
Series World Bank e-Library.
Contents Cover; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Authors and Contributors; Abbreviations; Introduction; I.1 The Toolkit; Boxes; I.1 PBF and Universal Health Coverage; Figures; I.1 The Structure of the Toolkit; I.2 A Short History of PBF; I.2 Mayo-Ine Health Center, Nigeria; I.3 Results-Based Financing: A Profusion of Terms; Maps; I.1 Rapid Expansion of PBF Programs in Africa between 2006 and 2013; I.2 Results- Based Financing: A Profusion of Terms; Tables; I.1 RBF and Its Acronyms and Abbreviations; I.4 A Simplified Example of PBF at a Health Facility
1.4 How to Measure Whether Services Are PBF-SMART1.5 What Health Workers Can Do to Influence the Quantity of Services; B1.4.1 Example of a "Tick List": An Inadequate Register; 1.2 Examples of PBF Services for the Health Center/Community Level and Their Implementation Experience; 1.3 List of PBF Services Commonly Used at the First Referral Hospital Level; 1.4 Top 20 Services Purchased at Health Centers in 16 PBF Projects; 1.3 How to Select Services: The Process in Practice; 1.6 Learning from Experience; 1.7 Using the Modified Delphi Technique; 1.5 Example of PBF Service Scores
1.6 Example of MPA Service Scores1.7 Example of Sorted Scores of MPA Services; 1.8 Use of the Modified Delphi Technique in PBF Processes: A Drill Down in Rwanda; 1.8 Example of Weighted Scores of MPA Services; 1.4 How to Handle Additional Requests for Inclusion of Services; 1.5 Links to Files and Tools; Notes; References; 2. Verification of the Quantity of Services; Main Messages; Covered in This Chapter; 2.1 Introduction: Verification Is a Cornerstone of PBF; 2.2 PBF Verification Systems; 2.3 Ex Ante and Ex Post Verification of Quantity of Services; 2.4 Operational Challenges
2.1 Sample Techniques for PBF Community Client Satisfaction Surveys2.1 Separation of Functions; 2.5 Transitional Issues: Rigorous Implementation; 2.6 Links to Files and Tools; 2.2 Verification and Counterverification Challenges; Notes; Reference; 3. Measuring and Verifying Quality; Main Messages; Covered in This Chapter; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Diversification of Quality Stimulation: The Carrot-and-Carrot versus the Carrot-and-Stick Approach and Their Distinct Effects; 3.1 Scenario A: The Carrot-and-Carrot Approach
I.2 Simplified Example of How Performance-Based Financing Works in a Health FacilityNotes; References; PART 1 HEALTH FACILITY-LEVEL DESIGN ISSUES; 1. Buying a Quantity of Services; Main Messages; Covered in This Chapter; 1.1 How to Buy a Quantity of Services in PBF: Four Points to Consider; 1.2 How to Handle Important Design Issues in Purchasing Services; 1.1 Paying for Performance in Senegal; 1.2 Paying for Percentage Coverage in Haiti; 1.3 Paying for Percentage Coverage in Liberia; 1.1 Example of Column Headers Needed for a Curative Care Register
Summary Performance-based financing (PBF) approaches have expanded rapidly in lower-and middle income countries, and especially in Africa. The number of countries has grown from three in 2006 to 32 in 2013. PBF schemes are flourishing and cause considerable demand for technical assistance in executing these health reforms in a rational and accountable manner. Currently there is a lack of knowledge among many health reformers of how to implement performance-based financing pilot projects, and scale them up intelligently. In a context of tremendous demand for solid design and implementation experience a
Notes 3.2 Scenario A: The Carrot-and-Stick Approach with Unit Prices Inflated, Assuming an Average of 60 Percent Quality
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Finance.
Small business -- Environmental aspects -- Canada.
Small business -- Canada -- Management.
Social responsibility of business.
Financial Management, Hospital -- economics.
Health Facilities -- economics.
Quality Improvement -- standards.
Reimbursement, Incentive.
Form Electronic book
Author Meessen, Bruno, 1969- author
Soeters, Robert, author
LC no. 2014002212
ISBN 1306513782 (electronic bk.)
1464801282 (alk. paper)
1464801290 (electronic bk.)
9781306513784 (electronic bk.)
9781464801280 (alk. paper)
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