CPT Code Level Data Reporting

CPT code level data are being collected to understand changes to evaluation and management (E&M) codes in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Physician Fee Schedule.

Organizations submitting this CPT code level data will be eligible to purchase detailed analyses and results from the findings.

Learn more, including information on pricing on reporting tiers.


What's New in 2023?

  • Streamlined instructions and questionnaire to reflect evolving health care trends and to provide an improved and more robust participation process
  • Specialty list expanded to include three new specialties: critical care medicine – cardiology, psychiatry – consult liaison and surgical critical care
  • Continued collection of CPT code level data with analyses and results only available to survey participants

Providing Unique Insight Into APPs

As health care organizations become more focused on population health management, improved access, quality and cost-effective care, the demand for advanced practice providers (APPs) continues to grow. This survey, formerly known as the Advanced Practice Provider Compensation and Pay Practices Survey, provides critical data on physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other certified providers across a number of emerging specialties – helping organizations to benchmark and assess their pay practices for this increasingly important provider group.


Enhanced Report Delivery

  • The compensation, productivity and pay practices benchmarks are delivered via SullivanCotter’s web-based Benchmarks360™ product suite — providing users with self-serve analytics dashboards for their unique reporting needs

Learn About Our Full Survey Suite

Gaining access to the right data is paramount. SullivanCotter’s proprietary survey data provides the intelligence and insights you’ll need to confidently navigate the compensation journey and make highly-informed decisions.

Survey Highlights

  • Base pay, total cash compensation and total cost of benefits
  • Productivity data and ratios, including collections and work RVUs
  • Pay practices, including salary grades and ranges, shift differentials and extra shifts, on-call pay, education expenses, sign-on bonuses, retention bonuses and moving allowances
  • APP incentive plan design, including prevalence and performance measures
  • Data reported for nurse practitioners and physician assistants across multiple specialty groups
  • Data also reported for certified anesthesiologist assistants, certified registered nurse anesthetists and certified nurse midwives
  • Data reported both nationally and regionally by practice setting (inpatient/outpatient) and locale (urban/suburban/rural)
  • Total cash compensation data for a number of APP leadership positions

2023 Advanced Practice Provider Compensation and Productivity Survey


2023 Survey Participation Is Open

Contribute to Gain Participation Privileges

Your participation ensures that your data are part of this valuable resource, providing you with robust, comprehensive information used by not-for-profit organizations across all market segments. In addition, participants receive exclusive, discounted pricing on valuable data and reports and early access to survey results.

Participation in our surveys is made easy through our online data collection tool

Non-health care organizations are welcome to participate in the survey on their client’s behalf; however, they are not eligible to purchase the report at the participant rate. Please call 888.739.7039 or email surveys@sullivancotter.com for pricing.

Survey Samples

Reduced Pricing for Participants:

  • 2023 Survey Participants: $975
  • 2023 Early Submission Discount: $200 off participant price
  • Health Care Nonparticipants (organizations directly involved in the delivery of care): $3,900
  • Non-Health Care Organizations: Please call 888.739.7039 or email surveys@sullivancotter.com for pricing

Key Dates:

Participation opens: January 3, 2023
Deadline for early submission discount: March 1, 2023
Deadline for participation: March 24, 2023
Benchmarks publication: August 2023
Current status: Open for participation


Questions?

If you have any questions about the survey, please contact our Survey Team by phone at 888.739.7039 or by email at surveys@sullivancotter.com.

Order the 2022 Advanced Practice Provider Compensation and Productivity Survey

The 2022 Survey Provides Invaluable Insight Into APP Compensation Levels, Trends and Practices

Demand for APPs, as well as an increase in salaries for this group, continues to rise. The 2022 Advanced Practice Provider Compensation and Productivity Survey provides the tools to systematically track and benchmark changes in this area, which in turn helps organizations in managing strategic and financial planning for continued growth and success.

More than 690 health systems, hospitals and physician group practices participated in the survey, representing over 100,690 certified anesthesiologist assistants, certified nurse midwives, CRNAs, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, with data effective January 1, 2022. Not only does the survey provide base pay and cash compensation data for APPs, but it also includes data for pay practices such as on-call pay, pay for extra shifts and shift differentials, incentive plan design and supplemental benefits.

2022 Survey Costs:


  • 2022 Survey Participants: $975
  • 2022 Early Submission Discount: $200
  • Health Care Nonparticipants (organizations directly involved in the delivery of care): $3,900
  • Non-Health Care Organizations: Please call 888.739.7039 or email surveys@sullivancotter.com for pricing

Key Dates:

Survey data effective: January 1, 2022.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the survey, please contact our Survey Team by phone at 888.739.7039 or by email at surveys@sullivancotter.com.

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