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Descriptor English:   Value-Based Purchasing 
Descriptor Spanish:   Compra Basada en Calidad 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Aquisição Baseada em Valor 
Synonyms English:   Purchasing, Value-Based
Purchasings, Value-Based
Value Based Purchasing
Value-Based Purchasings  
Tree Number:   N03.219.521.576.343.981
Definition English:   Purchasers are provided information on the quality of health care, including patient outcomes and health status, with data on the dollar outlays going towards health. The focus is on managing the use of the health care system to reduce inappropriate care and to identify and reward the best-performing providers. (from accessed 11/25/2011) 
History Note English:   2013 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CL classification EC economics
ES ethics HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence OG organization & administration
ST standards SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends  
Record Number:   55155 
Unique Identifier:   D062505 

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