Are the Compensation Scales Shifting?

Health reform is supposed to finally provide emphasis on healthcare quality when it comes to physician income, as a counterweight against patient volume. But are you ready for the changes?

Also: Are you earning what your peers make? Check our annual Physician Compensation Survey data.


Looking for a way to get a handle on Relative Value Units (RVUs) tied to Medicare payments or even use of RVUs in your own practice? Here's the formula Medicare uses to calculate payments for the services you provide.

Knowing how to calculate RVU values is critical if you are going to apply them to any other applications. Here's a primer for your medical practice.

From a sample patient dismissal letter to an RVU calculator; these 10 resources will help your practice operate in a more efficient and compliant manner.

This short summary of the history and elements of physician reimbursement rates will make you better informed than most other doctors.

Consultant John Lutz discusses the transition from volume- to value-based healthcare and how medical practices can begin preparing today.

Here's a five-step way to calculate the cost of your common procedures and decide if lower reimbursement is actually fatal to your medical practice.

Lower fee-for-service rates and bundled payments may present challenges for physicians. So it's time to start planning today.


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