Pay physicians for call with nonqualified deferred compensation
When medical staff physicians at Winchester (VA) Medical Center grew unhappy with call volume and began asking to be paid for call coverage roughly three years ago, administrators researched how other hospitals were handling the issue and came away unsatisfied with the typical solution. As hospitals and physicians increasingly butt heads over pay for call, many hospitals attempt to solve the problem by paying some sort of stipend or per diem rate to the specialists with the highest call burden.
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