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Phuket doctors unaffected by health care pay reform

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Thailand is experimenting with a new pay for performance system of calculating rural doctors’ compensation. After waves of protests in the capital, significant resignations from public hospitals, and many doctors migrating to private sector, what can the American health care system learn from this experiment? The country is watching how merit pay facilitated the Atlanta teacher scandal. Is this just comparing apples and oranges?