Physician Fee Schedule: 2023 Changes

As health systems evaluate changes to the 2023 Physician Fee Schedule, they must be aware of the impact on Medicare reimbursement, reported wRVUs, and provider compensation plans forspecialties most likely to be affected.


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The Need for Competitive APP Compensation Programs

Featured in a recent article from RevCycle Intelligence, data from SullivanCotter's 2022 APP Compensation and Productivity Survey highlights the need for more dynamic compensation practices for nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs) and certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs). 


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Hiring Gains Alone Won’t Solve the Health Care Workforce Crisis

Health care is in the midst of an ongoing workforce crisis as the demand for care is outpacing the supply of labor. To help fortify the nation's health care system by building a sustainable pipeline of future talent, Ted Chien, SullivanCotter's President and CEO, discusses how hospitals and health systems can meet this challenge through smarter technology, resilient teams, and excellence in leadership.


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Advanced Practice Providers: Highest Paid Specialties and Regions

Utilizing data from SullivanCotter's 2022 Advanced Practice Provider Compensation and Productivity Survey, Becker's Hospital Review has listed the top 20 highest-paid specialties for both nurse practitioners and physician assistants. It also shares median total cash compensation by region.


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PRESS RELEASE | APP Survey Results Highlight Dynamic Market for Talent

With median total cash compensation (TCC) up by 4.5% over last year for nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) across all major specialty categories – primary care, medical, surgical and hospital-based – this year’s results reflect a dynamic market requiring organizations to develop more competitive approaches to advanced practice provider (APP) compensation.


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PRESS RELEASE | SullivanCotter Holdings, Inc. Expands Subsidiary Organizations with Strategic Leadership Hires

SullivanCotter Holdings, Inc., the nation’s leading human capital information management holding company for health care and not-for-profits/tax-exempt organizations, announces several important new hires within its Shared Services leadership team.   


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Becker’s Healthcare | Split/Shared Visits: Q&A with Zachary Hartsell

Featured in Becker's Hospital Review, Zachary Hartsell discusses recent changes to the Physician Fee Schedule and how the modifications pertaining to reimbursement for split/shared visits has the potential to alter the existing workflow of physicians and APPs.


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PODCAST | Shared Services Performed by Physicians and APPs

Due to recent changes to the Physician Fee Schedule regarding modifications to billing for split/shared visits, many physicians and advanced practice providers are facing significant workflow changes.


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PRESS RELEASE | SullivanCotter Acquires Clinician Nexus

The acquisition of Clinician Nexus deepens the firm’s technology talent and enables the creation of two separate entities focused on serving different needs within the health care industry and not-for-profit sector. SullivanCotter will continue to offer market-leading consulting and advisory services while Clinician Nexus will provide workforce and compensation management technology as well as automated workflow solutions designed to support each stage of the clinical workforce lifecycle ꟷ from planning and training to measuring, rewarding, and driving performance.


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PRESS RELEASE | Pay Equity Expert Mike O’Malley Joins SullivanCotter

As a leader in his field, Mike has spent more than 30 years consulting and educating boards and senior executives on a myriad of human capital matters such as leadership development, compensation, succession planning, change management and more. He is also a widely published author specializing in leadership excellence and organizational design and leverages years of experience in his research-based approach with clients.


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PRESS RELEASE | Wayne Hartley Joins SullivanCotter to Help Expand Physician Workforce Advisory Services

Wayne is an accomplished senior consulting leader with a distinguished history of managing high-quality medical operations and utilizes more than 20 years of direct health care industry experience in his work with clients.


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PRESS RELEASE | Enhancing PPMT™ User Experience for Physicians and APPs

SullivanCotter enhances PPMT™ portal to improve ease of access, engagement and usability for physicians and advanced practice providers


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PRESS RELEASE | Enhanced Benchmarking Capabilities Added to SullivanCotter’s Provider Performance Management Technology™

PPMT’s fall product release includes new configurability options for its already powerful benchmarking capabilities, including the ability to select months for productivity benchmarks and identify and benchmark physicians who specialize in multiple service areas.


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PRESS RELEASE | SullivanCotter’s 2021 Physician and APP Compensation and Benchmarks

Understand how to utilize the 2021 survey benchmarks and effectively adjust for a number of unprecedented changes from last year - including COVID-19, changes to the Physician Fee Schedule and more.


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PRESS RELEASE | Reid Health Selects SullivanCotter’s Provider Performance Management Technology™

SullivanCotter, the nation’s leading independent consulting firm in the assessment and development of total rewards programs, workforce solutions, and technology and data products for the health care industry and not-for-profit sector, has partnered with Reid Health to implement its comprehensive Provider Performance Management Technology™ (PPMT™).


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APPs: 2021 Evaluation and Management CPT Codes

SullivanCotter evaluates the impact of the 2021 E&M CPT code changes on advanced practice provider compensation productivity survey benchmarks


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Clinical Workforce Technology Solutions | Webinar Series

To help health care organizations address increasingly dynamic clinical workforce requirements, SullivanCotter continues to strengthen our innovative suite of technology, survey and data products.


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PRESS RELEASE | Sophisticated Compensation Enhancements Added to PPMT™

With the new Clinician Pay feature, PPMT™ now enables users to streamline the compensation management process by automating clinical draw calculations and payments based on current performance and organization-defined criteria.


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PRESS RELEASE | Benchmarks360™ – APP Utilization and Perceptions Manager

SullivanCotter announces the addition of powerful new capabilities for assessing advanced practice provider utilization and workforce perceptions to its growing Benchmarks360™ platform.


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PRESS RELEASE | SullivanCotter Integrates Health Care Contract Management Solution into PPMT™

SullivanCotter announces partnership with Ntracts to incorporate full-scale contract lifecycle management as part of its comprehensive Provider Performance Management Technology™ (PPMT) platform.


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