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Early winners and losers in dialysis center pay-for-performance

BMC Health Services ResearchBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:816

Received: 17 September 2016

Accepted: 23 November 2017

Published: 8 December 2017

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Original Submission
17 Sep 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
28 Jan 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Susan Kirby
12 Sep 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Melinda Buntin
1 Nov 2017 Author responded Author comments - Milda R. Saunders
Resubmission - Version 2
1 Nov 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
23 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
8 Dec 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12913-017-2764-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, USA
Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA