Call Coverage: Should independent contractors be compensated more than employed physicians?

Call Coverage: Should On-Call Independent Contractors be Compensated More Than Employed Physicians? By Bartt B. Warner, CVA Compliance Today The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act of 1986 (EMTALA) created a need for hospitals that participate in Medicare to have physicians available to provide emergent medical services to patients in the hospital’s Emergency Department (ED). Thus,.. read more →

Top 10 Takeaways from the Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2017

Top 10 Takeaways from the Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2017 Written by: Bartt Warner, CVA Becker’s Hospital Review Medscape has just released the Physician Compensation Report 2017 which analyzed more than 19,200 physicians in over 27 specialties. The 43 slide survey report contains information for physicians on salaries, hours worked, challenges facing physicians and much.. read more →

Key Valuation Issues for Healthcare Leadership

Presentation by Thomas Warrington, CVA, Don Barbo, CPA/ABV, and Bartt Warner, CVA HFMA Maryland Spring Institute, March 13, 2017 Managing Directors, Thomas Warrington and Don Barbo and Manager, Bartt Warner presented on “Key Valuation Issues for Healthcare Leadership” at the HFMA Maryland Spring Institute in Annapolis, MD on March 13, 2017. read more →

Understanding Physician Compensation Models and a Look at Current Trends

Understanding Physician Compensation Models and a Look at Current Trends Presented by: Bartt Warner, CVA National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts The webinar explores compensation per work RVU arrangements and current trends in physician compensation arrangements including pay for performance (P4P) and value based compensation. Topics included (among others): discussions around the regulatory environment.. read more →

Understanding the implications of OIG Advisory Opinion 16-07

Understanding the Implications of OIG Advisory Opinion 16-07 By Bartt B. Warner, CVA Becker’s Hospital Review The Office of Inspector General has posted a favorable Advisory Opinion (No. 16-07)1 today regarding a savings card program under which individuals who have prescription drug coverage under Medicare Part D and receive discounts on a drug that is statutorily.. read more →

Understanding Compensation per Work RVU

Understanding Compensation per Work RVU By Bartt Warner NACVA QuickRead, May 13, 2015 In this article Bartt Warner discusses administrator’s struggles in hospital and health system employed physician compensation structures due to a rise in physician practice acquisitions and retained employment of associated physicians. Structuring and benchmarking physician compensation is a focus of interest to.. read more →