Physicians are becoming more proactive in managing their incomes by being more selective about insurers and patients and providing ancillary services. In addition, a small but growing number of physicians are moving toward cash-only practices.
A new infographic from Medscape looks at these trends, along with details on how the Affordable Care Act is impacting physician practices, the income gender disparity among physicians and physician career satisfaction.
In today's value-based healthcare sphere, providers must not only shoulder more responsibility for healthcare outcomes, cost and quality but also align with emerging compensation models rewarding these efforts — models that often seem confusing or contradictory. The challenges for payors and partners in creating a common value-based vision are sizing the reimbursement model to the provider organization and engaging physicians' skills, knowledge and behaviors to foster program success.
6 Value-Based Physician Reimbursement Models: Action Plans for Alignment, Analytics and Profitability examines a set of provider compensation models across the collaboration continuum, advising adopters on potential pitfalls and suggesting strategies to survive implementation bumps.
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