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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Rethinking Executive Compensation and Performance Metrics

Ted Chien discusses how health care leaders of today must strike a delicate balance that requires managing financial and growth metrics, increasing the speed of transformation, and building the health systems of tomorrow. So how do we redefine compensation models to reward all these behaviors?


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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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INFOGRAPHIC | 2022 Health Care Staff Compensation Survey

SullivanCotter’s 2022 Health Care Staff Compensation Survey includes data from nearly 1,300 organizations on more than 1.2M individual employees- providing organizations with critical compensation market data, information on key employee workforce practices, and insight into emerging industry trends.


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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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INFOGRAPHIC | 2022 Physician Compensation and Productivity Survey

To help organizations address the impact of recent changes to the Physician Fee Schedule, SullivanCotter’s 2022 Physician Compensation and Productivity Survey Report includes two sets of benchmarks based on wRVU values from both the 2020 and 2021 schedules.


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PODCAST | Governing Health – Executive Compensation

Featured in McDermott Will & Emery's Governing Health Podcast Series, SullivanCotter's Tim Cotter provides insight into a number of trends and challenges facing the Executive Compensation Committee in today's environment.


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CRNA Compensation: Supporting Recruitment and Retention

A critical cornerstone of effective CRNA recruitment and retention strategies is the establishment of competitive compensation packages and desirable practice environments aligned with evolving CRNA preferences and market trends.


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INFOGRAPHIC | 2022 Health Care Management and Executive Compensation Survey

SullivanCotter’s Health Care Management and Executive Compensation Survey includes data from more than 3,000 organizations on nearly 42,500 individual managers and executives - providing health care organizations with critical compensation market data, information on key executive workforce practices, and insight into emerging industry trends.


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INFOGRAPHIC | 2022 APP Compensation and Productivity Survey

SullivanCotter’s 2022 Advanced Practice Provider Compensation and Productivity Survey includes data from nearly 700 organizations on more than 100,000 individual APPs from across the country - providing health care organizations with critical compensation market data, information on key APP workforce practices, and insight into emerging industry trends.


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Pay Equity and Living Wage

Establishing a living wage is an essential component of supporting employee wellbeing, enhancing internal equity, and elevating the operational efficiencies of organizations.


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The Governance Institute | Executive Compensation in Pediatric Hospitals

SullivanCotter shares data and insights from a recent pulse survey on health care executive compensation in pediatric organizations


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Pay Equity Analysis: Gaining More Than You Think

Pay equity analysis offers a rare, in-depth look at the inner workings of organizational pay practices and how a host of tiny decisions may evolve into larger issues if they remain unrecognized and unmanaged.


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Modern Healthcare | 2022 Annual Executive Compensation Article

Modern Healthcare features data and insights from SullivanCotter to discuss how the competitive market for talent has impacted executive compensation and pay practices.


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PRESS RELEASE | Health Care Executive Compensation

SullivanCotter's 2022 Health Care Management and Executive Compensation Survey Report highlights impact of the competitive talent market and pandemic recovery on executive compensation


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Pay Equity: Ensuring a High-Quality Analysis

Most people responsible for pay equity studies within their organizations have only a superficial knowledge of statistics. Yet, as the primary underwriters and overseers of the workers who are ultimately accountable for the overall quality, how can they ensure the analysis is reliable?


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Patient Panels and Provider Compensation

With risk-based contracting and value-based reimbursement at top of mind, many hospitals and health systems re-evaluating their panel management and patient care delivery strategies in an effort to better support the achievement of system-wide population health goals.


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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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Fairness and Engagement: Where Pay Equity Fits In

Maintaining employee engagement is critical and pay equity matters because it is a key component of the total impression employees form of their workplace based on their lived experiences.


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