The main objective of this study is to show the fact that Hospital Acquired Conditions (HAC) could be subject to Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) system. The secondary objective is to propose a Value Based Purchasing (VBP) system to The Social Security Institution of Turkish Republic (SGK) in the light of USA’s practices.
Initially, the conceptual framework of VBP and HAC are to be defined. The need for VBP system, different applications and practices among the States in USA, main reasons of HAC and the situation in Turkey with regards to HAC will be assessed within the frame work of Turkuaz Standards. Finally, a policy development approach to this system is to be proposed to the policy makers in order initiate this system in Turkey.
Hospital Acquired Conditions, Value Based Purchasing System, Turkuaz Standards, Payback Payment system.