Journal article

Administrative reform and pay-for-performance methods of primary health service delivery: A comparison of 3 health districts in Cambodia, 2006-2012

Keovathanak Khim, Rohan Jayasuriya, Peter Leslie Annear

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEALTH PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT | WILEY | Published : 2018

Abstract

Since 1999, performance-based financing or pay-for-performance (P4P) methods have been piloted in the Cambodian public health sector, first as one part of external contracting approaches with international nongovernment organizations and from 2009 as a part of internal contracting arrangements between units within the Ministry of Health under a wider public sector administrative reform. This study analyses these reforms and compares outcomes in 3 health districts. The study analysed routine quantitative data for primary care service delivery by using the interrupted time series method. Qualitative data were collected from key informant interviews. Both the level and the trend line of key ser..

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