Physician Compensation Models: Concerns on the Employment Model

Issue: Hospital owned physician practices has tripled since 2002. Health systems are not effectively managing physician practices due to the lack of focus on important drivers such as compensation models and centralized revenue cycle function and negotiation of health plan rates. Both the hospital and physicians are not happy; lack of ROI for the hospital [...]

By |2018-07-26T08:31:27+00:00July 26th, 2018|Financial, Healthcare|Comments Off on Physician Compensation Models: Concerns on the Employment Model

Federal efforts to combat the Opioid Epidemic: Implications on recovery and treatment centers

The Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 is intended to tackle many of the key issues underlying and exacerbating the opioid addiction epidemic but not without implications to the industry. Executive Summary In the United States over 115 people a day die from an opioid induced overdose and 2.1 million Americans suffer from an addiction [...]

By |2018-07-13T14:12:37+00:00July 13th, 2018|Governments, Healthcare|Comments Off on Federal efforts to combat the Opioid Epidemic: Implications on recovery and treatment centers

Impact of Reimbursement Changes on Physician Compensation

Since March of 2010, the healthcare industry has been trying to adjust to all the mandates in Affordable Care Act, one being Value Based Purchasing.  As reimbursement for healthcare services rapidly transitions from fee-for-service to value-based, risk sharing contracts, the manner in which physicians are compensated will need to adjust as well.  There must be [...]

By |2018-05-15T16:23:01+00:00May 15th, 2018|Governments, Healthcare|Comments Off on Impact of Reimbursement Changes on Physician Compensation

The Impact of Physician Organizations on the Healthcare Industry

Value Drivers Specific to a Physician Organization The value of a physician organization is not black and white.   The nuances related to healthcare industry can cause confusion and debate around methods utilized to determine value.  Defining value can be very industry specific, to account for the nuances within an industry, and provider healthcare is one [...]

By |2017-08-03T22:01:07+00:00August 3rd, 2017|Financial, Healthcare|Comments Off on The Impact of Physician Organizations on the Healthcare Industry