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Table 2 Quality indicators, expected health gain, and payment for performance in 2006

From: Incentive payments are not related to expected health gain in the pay for performance scheme for UK primary care: cross-sectional analysis

Quality Indicator label Indicator Level of evidence1 Payment thresholds (%) Payment range2 Maximum payment (£) Marginal payment (£)3 E-reporting rate (%) 20074 Maximum lives saved (n) Achievable lives saved (n) Incentivised lives saved (n) Maximum QALYs Gained (n) Achievable QALYs Gained (n) Incentivised QALYs gained (n)
1 DM 18 c 40-85 45 374 8.31 15 4.1 3.5 3.0    
2 CHD 12 c 40-90 50 872 17.44 13 4 3.5 3.1    
3 BP 5 rct 40-70 30 7102 236.73 4 3.1 3.0 2.1 561 539 377
4 CHD 10 rct 40-60 20 872 43.60 27 2.9 2.1 1.3 427 311 187
5 Stroke 10 c 40-85 45 249 5.53 15 1.8 1.5 1.3    
6 DM 20 rct 40-50 10 2118 211.80 10 1.7 1.5 0.8    
7 CKD3 c 40-70 30 1371 45.70 11 1.7 1.5 1.1    
8 COPD 8 c 40-85 45 748 16.62 13 1.6 1.4 1.2    
9 CHD 9 rct 40-90 50 872 17.44 3 1.6 1.5 1.4 2 2 2
10 AF3 rct 40-90 50 1869 37.38 4 2.9 2.8 2.5 183 176 158
11 CHD 8 rct 40-70 30 2118 70.60 9 1 0.9 0.6    
12 Stroke 12 rct 40-90 50 498 9.96 7 1 0.9 0.8 11 10 9
13 DM 12 c 40-60 20 2243 112.15 7 0.9 0.8 0.5    
14 LVD 3 rct 40-80 40 1246 31.15 8 0.8 0.7 0.6 5 5 4
15 CHD 6 rct 40-70 30 2367 78.90 3 0.7 0.7 0.5    
16 Smoking2 c 40-90 50 4361 87.22 1 0.7 0.7 0.6 14 14 12
18 DM 7 c 40-90 50 1371 27.42 5 0.4 0.4 0.3    
20 DM 15 rct 40-80 40 374 9.35 6 0.2 0.2 0.2 17 16 13
24 CHD 11 rct 40-80 40 872 21.80 8 0.1 0.1 0.1 2 2 1
26 CKD4 c 40-80 40 498 12.45 9     234 216 173
27 CS1 c 40-80 40 1371 34.28 6     71 67 53
28 DM 21 c 40-90 50 623 12.46 7     115 107 96
  1. All data for an average practice of 6411 patients, all figures rounded to whole numbers (except lives saved and marginal payment)
  2. 1 rct = randomised controlled trial, c = cohort. 2 % range of achievement between minimum and maximum payments
  3. 3 £ incentive gained for a 1% increase in performance within payment range. 4 E-reporting = exception reporting