HealthTexas Provider Network: Capturing Professional Fees Saves 28% of Temporary Physician Cost

Date & Time

Monday, October 28 — 7:15 – 8:30 a.m.

Speakers

John Pierce, CMPE, CHFP
Director, Physician Compensation & Operations Analysis
HealthTexas Provider Network

Randall Sparks
VP of Business Development
AMN Healthcare

Bob Livonius
President, Strategic Workforce Solutions
AMN Healthcare 

Summary

HealthTexas Provider Network shares how it saved 28 percent on temporary physician costs by leveraging locum tenens staffing services to maintain services after losing multiple staff surgeons. 

After This Session, You'll Be Able To:

  • Describe the basics of locum tenens and situations when a hospital can or cannot bill for these temporary physicians.
  • Identify whether your facility has captured professional fees for locum tenens.
  • Assess the costs and benefits of outsourcing these tasks.

Tools & Takeaways

Physician survey of temporary physician staffing trends

Credits

1.5 CPEs