Overhead in Pediatrics

April 1, 2009

What is the range of normal expense-to-net ratios for pediatric primary-care practices?

Question: What is the range of normal expense-to-net ratios for pediatric primary-care practices?

Answer: The Medical Group Management Association lists overhead, as a percent of net medical revenue, in pediatrics as:

  • 10th percentile - 50.28%

  • Median - 60.61%

  • 90th percentile - 68.90%

This represents 2006 data. You can get more recent data at

www.mgma.com

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