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Financial Incentive

An incentive to do something because it is less expensive than not doing so. For example, a company may have a financial incentive to open a factory in Town A instead of Town B because Town A's property taxes are lower.
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Tufts Health Plan has launched MyRewards, a program that provides financial incentives to members who choose more cost-efficient providers for their care and services, such as imaging and surgical procedures.
Yonkers Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has approved resolutions of intent to provide financial incentives for three major residential projects worth more than $391 million.
31 (Saba) -- Prime Minister Abdul Aziz Ben Habtoor on Sunday discussed with Deputy Representative of UNICEF in Yemen the priorities of cooperation in the maternal and childhood means to support the UNICEF to rehabilitate the port of Hodeidah and paying the financial incentives for the educational field employees.
The use of financial incentives combined with the smartphone application did not result in a significant increase in physical activity (p>0.05).
In this framework, there are several mechanisms by which practices with greater exposure to and success with financial incentives will participate at higher rates in value-based reforms.
The new directive issued to life insurance and annuity companies is expected to protect consumers from being sold insurance based on a producer's financial incentives. Firms will need to supervise recommendations by agents and brokers to consumers on life insurance policies.
THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Personalized goals, combined with financial incentives, motivate heart patients to increase their exercise, according to a study published online June 13 in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
The University of Vermont's Center on (http://www.med.uvm.edu/behaviorandhealth/home) Behavior and Health conducted several trials on the use of financial incentives for pregnant women who smoke.
Financial incentives in the form of whistleblower awards, as Congress recognized, are integral to promoting whistleblowing to the Commission, said Antonia Chion, Associate Director of the SEC Enforcement Division.
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) in London has engaged in a recent study using financial incentives to encourage patients to regularly take their medication.
"While most workers say they participate in these programs to improve their health, financial incentives are very effective at getting workers in the door," notes Paul Fronstin, director of EBRI's Health Research and Education Program, in Washington, D.C., and co-author of the analysis.
Financial incentives for those willing to discard old cars

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