Largest Dataset of Its Kind

Now in its 30th year, this survey is the largest and most comprehensive physician compensation survey published. With data reported on over 285,600 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.


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 2022?

  • New questions focusing on compensation approaches, recruitment and retention practices and team-based model practices
  • Panel size collection capturing data for new specialties in addition to primary care
  • Specialty list expanded to include 11 new and market-focused specialties
  • Work RVU collection capturing data for both 2020 and 2021 Physician Fee Schedules

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 285,600 individual physicians and APPs
  • 790 participating hospitals, health systems and medical groups

Enhanced Report Delivery

This year’s compensation and pay practices benchmarks will continue to be delivered via Benchmarks360™ product suite — providing users with self-serve analytics dashboards for their unique reporting needs.

Request a demo to learn more.

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.


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.

2022 Physician Compensation and Productivity Survey


2022 Survey Participation Is Closed

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:


  • 2022 Survey Participants: $975
  • 2022 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 4, 2022
Deadline for early submission discount: March 1, 2022
Deadline for participation: March 25, 2022
Benchmarks publication: July 2022
Current status: Closed 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 Physician Compensation and Productivity Survey

2022 Survey Costs:


  • 2022 Survey Participants: $975
  • 2022 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:

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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