Understanding COVID-19: Detailed Productivity Reporting

Additional data are being collected to understand COVID-19 related changes in physician and advanced practice provider work RVUs, compensation and productivity ratios. This will also help to provide insight into emerging practice trends such as telemedicine and the use of virtualists. Organizations submitting this additional data will be eligible to purchase detailed analyses and results from the new findings.

Learn more about this enhanced reporting and analysis – including information on pricing on reporting tiers.


What's New in 2021?

  • New questions focusing on organizational response to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Specialty list expanded to include new and market-focused specialties
  • Detailed physician productivity data collection at the incumbent level with analyses and results available only to survey participants focusing on national and regional productivity trends with a focus on the effect of COVID-19 by region or specialty (See more details below)

Survey Highlights

  • Base salary and total cash compensation data as well as cost of benefits
  • Productivity data and ratios, including work RVUs, collections, patient visits and panel sizes
  • Value-based compensation approaches and amounts paid
  • Data for multiple position levels from staff physicians to chairs
  • National data reported by region, organization type, position level and specialty group
  • Other data, including sign-on bonuses, retention bonuses, relocation assistance and other perquisites
  • Data on over 243,950 individual physicians and APPs
  • More than 815 participating hospitals, health systems and medical groups

Largest Dataset of Its Kind

Now in its 29th year, this survey is the largest and most comprehensive physician compensation survey published. With data reported on over 243,950 physicians, APPs and PhDs, this survey continues to lead the market in all areas – sample sizes, contemporary and emerging pay practices and the number of specialties and position levels surveyed.


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Addressing COVID-19: Detailed Productivity Reporting

Additional data are being collected to understand COVID-19 related changes in physician and advanced practice provider work RVUs, compensation and productivity ratios. This will also help to provide insight into emerging practice trends such as telemedicine and the use of virtualists. Organizations submitting this additional information will be eligible to purchase analyses and results at an 80% discount off nonparticipant pricing.

If your organization is interested in providing additional productivity data through its Physician Compensation and Productivity Survey participation, click here.

Pricing and Tiers

We offer three report tier options with expanded access to data, dynamic filters and analytics:

Tier 1 Reporting

Highlights

  • Work RVUs reported by specialty group and specialty by month.
  • Percentage of telehealth visits by specialty group and specialty by month.
  • Data delivery through Excel data table results.

Pricing

  • Participant price – $500.
  • Nonparticipant price – $2,500.

Eligibility

  • Reporting is available to any participant who provides CPT level and productivity by month data.

Tier 2 Reporting

Highlights

  • Includes access to all tier 1 reports.
  • Monthly CPT code level work RVUs by specialty group and specialty.
  • Top codes by median work RVU and volume by specialty.
  • Top codes by code family by median work RVU and volume by specialty.
  • Estimated TCC per work RVU pre-, during and post-COVID.
  • Interactive COVID analysis dashboards for estimated work RVUs and TCC to work RVUs:
    • By compensation plan structure changes based on user-defined COVID period.
    • Dynamic filter options:
      • By compensation plan structure.
      • By COVID compensation actions.
    • Dynamic TCC adjustment factor calculator by specialty.
  • Data delivery through Excel data table results and our Benchmarks360™ product suite.

Pricing

  • Participant price – $1,000.
  • Nonparticipant price – $5,000.

Eligibility

  • Reporting is only available to participants who provide CPT level data.

Tier 3 Reporting

Highlights

  • Includes access to all tier 1 and tier 2 reports.
  • Report on 2021 physician fee-for-service schedule effects on historical work RVUs.
  • Subscription to the Benchmarks360™ Clinical CPT Manager module.
    • What-if analysis to model effects of changing volumes and FTEs on work RVUs.
    • E&M code changes visualizations.
    • Code family changes visualizations.
    • TCC and work RVUs comparisons by fee schedule years.
    • And more.
  • Data delivery through Excel data table results and our Benchmarks360™ product suite.

Pricing

  • Participant price – 30% discount off participant subscription price to the Benchmarks360™ Clinical CPT Manager.
  • Nonparticipant price – 30% discount off nonparticipant subscription price to the Benchmarks360™ Clinical CPT Manager.
  • Please call for pricing.

Eligibility

  • Reporting is available to any participant who provides CPT level and productivity by month data.

2021 Physician Compensation and Productivity Survey


2021 Survey Participation Is Now 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:


  • 2021 Survey Participants: $925
  • 2021 Early Submission Discount: $200 off participant price
  • Health Care Nonparticipants (organizations directly involved in the delivery of care): $3,700
  • Non-Health Care Organizations: Please call 888.739.7039 or email surveys@sullivancotter.com for pricing

Key Dates:

Participation opens: January 5, 2021
Deadline for early submission discount: March 2, 2021
Deadline for participation: April 2, 2021
Report publication: July 2021
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 2020 Physician Compensation and Productivity Survey

2020 Survey Costs:


  • 2020 Survey Participants: $925
  • 2020 Early Submission Discount: $200 off participant price
  • Health Care Nonparticipants (organizations directly involved in the delivery of care): $3,700
  • Non-Health Care Organizations: Please call 888.739.7039 or email surveys@sullivancotter.com for pricing

Key Dates:

Survey data effective: January 1, 2020.

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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