Pediatric administrators across the country are confronting the reality of increasing provider costs and decreasing associated professional revenues. This has prompted difficult conversations about who will fund the resulting deficits and how the underlying causes of these trends can be mitigated.
Within the last two years, hospital-based medicine reached its 20-year milestone as an acknowledged specialty, making it the perfect time for a look at how coverage was provided historically in hospitals, how it is provided in today’s healthcare environment, and how things will change in tomorrow’s value-based world.
Pediatric physician compensation increased for the 10th straight year, according to survey results from ECG’s 2018 Pediatric Subspecialty Physician Compensation Survey. Pediatric physicians saw a 2.3% gain in 2018.
Results from our 2018 compensation surveys are in, and registration is now open for our 2019 surveys.
ECG is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2019 Pediatric Subspecialty Physician Compensation Survey, the industry’s most rigorous and accurate benchmarking resource for pediatric healthcare provider compensation planning.
ECG is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2019 Physician Compensation Survey, the industry’s most rigorous and accurate benchmarking resource for provider compensation planning.
In its final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule rule released on November 1, 2018, CMS outlined future plans to implement material changes as to how new and established office visits (i.e., evaluation and management [E&M] codes) will be reimbursed.
ECG’s 2018 Physician Compensation Survey provides market-specific data. This year’s data showed that the major issues motivating organizations to examine and reconfigure compensation arrangements are financial performance, migration to value based reimbursement systems, and pressures from nontraditional competitors.
Patients are increasingly choosing providers who offer flexible hours of operation, same-day appointment availability, and convenient locations that minimize travel, forcing health systems to rethink their portfolio of ambulatory care services and develop solutions.
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