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.
The provider compensation function is serving a critical role within integrated healthcare systems. The heightened relevancy and sophistication of the function is a manifestation of several related trends.
ECG is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2018 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 2018 Physician Compensation Survey, the industry’s most rigorous and accurate benchmarking resource for provider compensation planning.
Physician compensation models based on work relative-value units should consider not only industry median benchmarks but also variations across different productivity levels.
Providers who allocate 20 minutes a month to certain Medicare patients can generate revenue while expanding population health capabilities.
As health systems seek to deliver coordinated care across the continuum, many are rethinking their physician compensation models.
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