WellPoint To Bonus All Employees Based on Improvement in Patient Care

What would happen if laboratory employees could earn a bonus each year if physicians did a better job of using laboratory testing to measurably improve the health of their patients? That idea is not far removed from a just-announced employee bonus program at WellPoint, Inc., the nation’s largest health insurance company. Under its new company-wide employee incentive program, 5% of the current bonuses paid to WellPoint employees will be based on whether the company meets specific goals for...
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