2. a. A hospital may establish a hospital and physician incentive plan, which shall meet the requirements set forth in sections 2, 3, and 4 of this act.
b.A hospital that establishes a hospital and physician incentive plan shall contract, directly or indirectly, with an independent third party to administer the plan, including applying the plan's incentive methodology and calculating direct payments of incentives from the hospital to physicians, which shall be based on the physician's performance in meeting the hospital's institutional and specialty-specific goals as determined using an incentive payment methodology that meets the requirements set forth in section 4 of this act.
c.A hospital that establishes a hospital and physician incentive plan shall establish a hospital steering committee, which shall meet the requirements set forth in section 4 of this act.
d.If a hospital and physician incentive plan includes multiple hospital participants, the plan shall utilize a facilitator-convener to provide for efficient implementation and operation of the plan. For each hospital, the facilitator-convener shall coordinate with the independent third party administering the plan and with the hospital steering committee to facilitate plan administration, disseminate information concerning best practices, and serve as the point of contact for the Department of Health.
L.2017, c.46, s.2.