Reimbursements become incentives
In this Reed Smith article you'll learn about:
- Contingency management, also known as motivational incentives, is a treatment approach that utilizes tangible rewards to reinforce positive behaviors.
- The Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General gave a favorable advisory opinion to a digital health company's program.
- The company reimbursed by customers on a flat, monthly fee basis for each eligible, active patient. Patients' compliance with the protocol is tracked through the program's smartphone application. If a patient does not use the program in a given month, the company does not bill the customer.