How to Avoid ‘Death by Benchmarking’


hfm Magazine

Though a popular approach, the reliance on published compensation-per-wRVU benchmarks is producing physician compensation plans that are increasingly divorced from the underlying economics of physician practices. As health-system-owned physician enterprises mature, they will find it necessary to become more realistic and sophisticated in their approach to physician compensation. In many cases, circumstances will require a shift away from the median compensation per wRVU as the default methodology in favor of more nuanced approaches that better reflect economic realities.

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