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Table 2 The adjustment of the performance-based payment (P4P) in the Stockholm value-based reimbursement program (STHLM-VBRP)

From: A pain relieving reimbursement program? Effects of a value-based reimbursement program on patient reported outcome measures

  The pain is gone The pain is much better The pain is slightly better The pain has not changed The pain is worse
Positive adjustment
 P4P-adjustment € 302 € 92 N/A N/A N/A
 P4P-adjustment as a share of the prospective payment 6% 1% N/A N/A N/A
Negative adjustment
 P4P-adjustment N/A € -44 € -317 € -862 € − 1445
 P4P-adjustment as a share of the prospective payment N/A -1% −5% −12% −18%
  1. The amounts in the table correspond to the mean adjustment per patient for each pain level in Global Assessment (GA) 1 year after surgery. N/A (not applicable) indicates that there were no patients that generated that adjustment of the performance-based payment (P4P), given their answer on GA