Compensating for More

October 2009
HealthLeaders Magazine;Oct2009, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p44
The article details the compensation plans for physicians created by Louis Papoff, chief financial officer (CFO) of physician services for Vanguard Health Systems in the U.S. Papoff's payment plan uses the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) as its reference, and measures compensation using the relative value unit (RVU) model adjusted by region, size of practice and specialty. Papoff advises sharing data with physicians such as their percentage of new patients, and allowing access to coding information.


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