How to Measure Acuity-Adjusted Panel Size for Contemporary Provider Compensation Plans

August 7, 2023

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By Anthony Domanico, CVA, and Ben Minnis

VMG Health was published in the American Association of Provider Compensation Professionals (AAPCP) 2023 Journal of Provider Compensation. The section, “How to Measure Acuity-Adjusted Panel Size for Contemporary Provider Compensation Plans” was written by VMG Health experts Anthony Domanico and Ben Minnis.

In their section, Domanico and Minnis offer a detailed examination of diverse panel size approaches and important factors to consider when incorporating these metrics into a compensation plan. As organizations take on greater financial responsibilities in payer agreements, it is vital to ensure that incentives harmonize with compensation plans.

About the Publication

The second edition of this journal provides an in-depth analysis of issues such as financial pressures medical groups are facing, optimal timing for adopting a new Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, whether wRVU-based compensation plans remain the guiding principle for employment arrangements, and concerns about the emerging physician shortage. The five articles published in this edition all passed through a rigorous framework to ensure quality analysis.

For additional guidance related to provider compensation design or any other valuation, strategy, or compliance services, our expert Anthony Domanico would be happy to assist. Please email him at to learn more.

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