Doctors are having a hard time figuring out the new value-based metrics thatinsurers and the federal government are increasingly using todetermine reimbursement.

In a survey of 450 physicians and health care executivesconducted by Quest Diagnostics of Madison, New Jersey, andInovalon ofBowie, Maryland, 74 percent say the quality measures are toocomplex, suggesting they often don’t know what exactly is expectedof them.

More specifically, half of physicians say it was not clear whichvalue-based metrics applied to an individual patient.

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