Physician Compensation

Physician Distribution, Mobility, Fair Market Value and Compensation Surveys

An analysis of regional differences in physician compensation coupled with the general tendency against long-distance relocation shows there is no truly national market for established physicians. Rather, local market conditions must be considered in setting fair market value.

Mark O. Dietrich, CPA/ABV July 3, 2018

The Future of VACs: Valuation and Strategic Considerations

Recent changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule may make it financially advantageous for vascular access centers operating under an extension-of-practice model to shift their operations to an ambulatory surgery center setting.

Brad Brumbaugh March 6, 2018

Negotiating Tough Physician Deals: Preparing for Success and Regulatory Compliance

Stuart J. Schaff and Karin Chernoff Kaplan examine how to improve the negotiating position of hospitals and health systems entering into contracts with physicians, while ensuring compliance.

Stuart J. Schaff December 4, 2017

Designated Health Services Under the Stark Law

The Stark Law lists designate health services that are targeted to address overutilization.

HFMA November 15, 2017

Stark Law Compliance Relies on the Basics

The strict liability nature of the Stark Law and its many exceptions require legal counsel, healthcare compliance officers, and finance executives to pay scrupulous attention to physician contract details.

J. Stuart Showalter, JD, MFS November 15, 2017

Looking Beyond Utilization Management: Controlling Inpatient Cost in a Value-Based Environment

As healthcare costs continue to rise in the United States, physicians have a unique view of how dollars are spent and where the greatest savings opportunities are.

Olakunle Olaniyan November 2, 2017

Improving Medical Group Performance as Markets Transition to Value

As health systems increasingly employ physicians in preparation for value-based care, it is imperative that they understand what constitutes a high-performing medical group and work with physician leaders to build such groups. 

Bill Eggbeer October 27, 2017

Three Strategies for Aligning With Physicians in a Value-Based World

As health care moves toward value-based payment, health systems should consider their value strategies and identify ways in which agreements with physicians can contribute to those strategies.

Jen Johnson October 27, 2017

Contracting With Physicians to Tackle Pervasive Challenges

Hospital efficiency improvement programs allow organizations to address quality and efficiency goals across service lines by providing all inpatient-focused specialties with financial rewards if they achieve specific outcomes.

Jim Daniel August 15, 2017

Do Your Physicians Speak Finance?

Advisory Board’s John Johnston and Vincent Joseph explain the value of educating physicians on finance issues.

John Johnston July 28, 2017
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