Revenue CycleSurvey: High-Income Patients Most Likely to Delay Care
Patients of all income levels need flexible payment options for their healthcare bills.
StrategyPandemic-Related Paid Sick Days and Leave to Expire Dec. 31 — With No Extension in Sight
Unions and workers' rights and consumer advocacy groups are this week waging a last-ditch effort to get Congress to extend...
FinanceMGMA, ACS, ACEP Pan 2021 Physician Fee Schedule
The Medicare physician fee schedule final rule was released less than two weeks after the Trump administration announced changes to...
FinanceEmployers and Private Insurers Paid Hospitals 247% of What Medicare Would Have
RAND 3.0 found that reducing hospital prices to Medicare rates would have resulted in $19.7 billion in savings for employers.
FinancePhysician Compensation Increased by 3.8% in 2019
However, wRVU production "remained stagnant" at 0.56% last year.
Clinical CareGender Gaps at Physician Practices May Effect Pay
Adjustments to salary were made based on physician specialty, years of experience, hours worked, measures of clinical workload, practice type,...
FinanceMajority of Psychiatrists Have a Net Worth of Less Than $1M
Medscape found that psychiatrists are among the lowest earners of all physicians.
Covid-19You Can Make Millions Selling Masks to the Government in Three Easy Steps
The federal government is essentially providing seed money to PPE startups, including some run by people accused of fraud. Mask...
Clinical CareWhen to Consider Paying Medical Staff Leaders
In today's economic environment, physicians are watching their salaries dwindle, and they resist giving their time and expertise away for...
FinanceS&P Expects Lower Funded Ratios for Nonprofit Healthcare Pension Plans in FY 2020
The ratings agency found that the median funded status of defined benefit plans fell from 84% in fiscal year 2019...
FinanceMedscape: Half of Physicians Have a Net Worth of Less Than $1M
A new report from Medscape indicated that the dynamic may change due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
FinanceMGMA: Physician Compensation Grew in 2019
The results were released one week after a Medscape report on physician compensation.