Patient Panels and Provider Compensation

Patient Panel Management: Trends, Challenges and the Impact of Value-Based Reimbursement

Originally published by the American Association of Provider Compensation Professionals


As the market’s focus on population health intensifies, patient panel management is evolving as a core component of successful care delivery. In response, organizations are looking to improve quality, optimize care team operations, and strengthen patient and primary care physician/advanced practice provider relationships.

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

In this article, SullivanCotter addresses three important areas for organizations to consider as they undertake this journey:

  • Optimizing the role of the advanced practice provider
  • Educating providers on appropriate coding and documentation
  • Aligning provider compensation structures with population health strategies
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