A robust, high-quality clinical or health service research program can be a significant differentiator for community hospitals and health systems. What are the research investments and research-related incentives for such a program?
Undeterred by the unseasonably cold weather just a week before spring’s official arrival, nearly 900 cancer care professionals and thought leaders gathered in Washington, DC, for the ACCC 44th Annual Meeting and Cancer Center Business Summit (AMCCBS).
Increased government investigations into fair market value and commercial reasonableness have significant implications for cardiologist compensation.
Quantifying the true value of call coverage demands careful and comprehensive analysis. Published benchmarks and surveys provide limited insight into the national market, but hospitals must plan for the future as they address the coverage demands of today.
Determining the right call coverage arrangement for a system requires a reliance on more than just median payments or national surveys and should account for a variety of factors.
Healthcare administrators must proactively seek call arrangements that protect their organizations both legally and financially. In our last post, we discussed the risks of relying on median payments during fair market value (FMV) analysis. Here we'll take a closer look.
This post will take a critical look at national benchmarks and median values.
Hospitals across the nation are increasingly turning to call coverage compensation arrangements as a means of providing vital medical services and remaining compliant with federal law. While the number and complexity of these agreements have grown, many healthcare organizations are entering into such contracts despite uncertainty that the terms are both legally defensible and financially prudent.
Hospitals are increasingly turning to call coverage compensation arrangements as a means of providing care and remaining compliant with federal law. This article addresses some of the most pressing and frequently asked questions about call coverage arrangements and suggests a robust, thoroughly vetted methodology for arriving at payments that are tailored to a given arrangement and within the appropriate market range.
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