physician contracts

Physicians in the Spotlight: 3 Predictions for Hospitals in 2019

It’s that time of year for reflections: what we’ve learned in 2018 and howto pay this knowledge forward as we navigate what could be anotherchallenging time for American hospitals and health systems in 2019. Infact, a recent industry report from Fitch showed “declining operating margins across the hospitals rating spectrum.” Said another way: hospital margins …

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Once a Year, Twice a Year, Never… How Often Should You Audit Your Physician Contracts?

“You can’t manage what you don’t measure.” This is not a new business axiom. And, it rings particularly true for hospitals when it comes to physician administrative contracts. Getting the data you need to manage these contracts can be a cumbersome task, one many people simply want to avoid, especially if the contracts are still …

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Tips and Tricks with Physician Arrangements

Tips and Tricks: Using Market Data to Establish Payment Rates for Physician Agreements

With this kind of title, I bet you were thinking, “Hey, there is going to be a trick!” Well, there’s not a really a trick. But, we do have a tip: Use market data to establish physician payment rates. There it is. The straight story from someone who is not in the business of producing, …

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