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Physician Compensation & Recruitment

This 12-page monthly business newsletter focuses on the specifics of actual physician pay plans used by medical group practices. Subscribe to this newsletter.
December 1, 2007 - Issue 12 - View Full Issue
   Expect additional Stark changes in 2008
   Compensation experts offer predictions for 2008
   Payer mix, ED crowding drive emergency physician comp
   Aging doctors present part-time compensation obstacles
   Create fair employment agreements to recruit, retain doctors
November 1, 2007 - Issue 11 - View Full Issue
   Hospitals still searching for on-call pay solutions
   Surveys show flattening physician compensation
   Compensation growth slows down for cardiologists
   Exception to 'incremental expenses' rule will aid rural recruitment
October 1, 2007 - Issue 10 - View Full Issue
   Facilities are learning from past physician management and compensation mistakes
   Phase III adds flexibility to Stark regulations
   NC hospital turns practices around with productivity
   Consider two alternatives to noncompete clauses
September 1, 2007 - Issue 9 - View Full Issue
   Proposed Stark changes may limit entrepreneurship
   CRNA compensation rivals some physician salaries
   New wRVU values skew certain compensation plans
   The earning curve: How production, comp change over time
   Review deferred comp plans for compliance with new regs
August 1, 2007 - Issue 8 - View Full Issue
   Lower-earning females keep primary care afloat
   Identify fixed, variable expenses for efficient cost accounting
   Pay for performance experiences growing pains
   Update buy-sell agreements to sidestep conflict
   MGMA surveys reveal importance of management
   Legal restrictions hinder hospital-physician gainsharing
   Median psychiatry comp nears $200K as physician pool shrinks
   Focusing on overhead can cost practices revenue, compensation
   R - E + S: Subsidize hospital-employed physicians
July 1, 2007 - Issue 7 - View Full Issue
June 1, 2007 - Issue 6 - View Full Issue
   Competition between physicians, hospitals contributes to decline in revenue
   Practices hesitate to participate in upcoming PQRI program
   Patient mix, low reimbursement keep geriatric compensation low
   Focus on supplemental compensation when recruiting physicians
May 1, 2007 - Issue 5 - View Full Issue
   Academic practices emphasize clinical work to compete with private sector
   Academic medical center develops productivity-based incentive plan
   Pay attention to factors that indirectly influence compensation
   Reconsider full-time equivalent definitions when using part-time physicians
April 1, 2007 - Issue 4 - View Full Issue
   Turnover rates reflect shifting demographics
   Demand, compensation climb for female urologists
   Offer nonqualified deferred compensation to boost physician compensation
   Orthopedics, primary care most requested specialties
March 1, 2007 - Issue 3 - View Full Issue
   Locum tenens demand shifts toward primary care
   Boost physician recruitment by using health professional shortage area
   Poll physicians to gauge compensation plan preferences
   More physicians compensated based on quality, HSC survey shows
February 1, 2007 - Issue 2 - View Full Issue
   Low comp creates challenges for neurology
   NPPs see minimal compensation increases in 2006
   Strengthen ED coverage with these 15 alternatives to on-call pay
   If you don't ask appropriately, they don't have to tell
January 1, 2007 - Issue 1 - View Full Issue
   Doctors want slower pace, lower liability rates, MGMA survey says
   The art of negotiation: What not to do
   Survey turns up turmoil between hospitals and physicians
   Many geographic regions see malpractice rates level off
   Use of recruitment incentives spikes in 2006, survey shows