Providers receiving on-call compensation are more likely to be compensated daily or annually than in previous years, according to Medical Group Management Association’s Medical Directorship and On-Call Compensation Study: 2011 Report Based on 2010 Data.
Are you statistically examining your compensation practices? If not, you should be, because someone else will. And that someone else just might be the Federal Government…. It’s important to know what story can be told by your data. The best way to find out is to statistically examine it. Not only will this help you prepare for what the government may find when they analyze your data, it will provide you with an opportunity to identify potential problem areas, and give you a chance to take corrective action where appropriate.
Active management of healthcare delivery and cost control has not typically been seen as an integral part of the mission for human resource (HR) departments. But changing times — and skyrocketing costs — have pushed healthcare performance management (HPM) center stage for companies that want to boost productivity, while investing benefits dollars in better health outcomes for their employees.
This shift away from traditional ways of managing employee health benefits stems from a clear and universal reality: rising healthcare costs increasingly pose a core business challenge.
Survey Summary Are organizations waiting on regulatory guidance to make some health care decisions? In this third poll in the health care series, nearly one-half of organizations (48%) indicated that they are waiting on regulatory guidance or information on specific provisions in
Report Summary CareerBuilder surveyed more than 1,000 health care workers to better understand the job challenges they face. The survey uncovered that lack of advancement, work overload, poor salary, too few staff, and poor organizational culture were the top challenges for these
Article Summary Today’s environment is causing hospitals and health systems to rethink performance measurement. First, organizations are facing revenue pressures. The health care reform law calls for a decline in provider reimbursements and the redesign of the health care delivery system. Other
Article Summary According to a New Booz & Company Report, most large and mid-sized employers will continue to offer traditional employer-based insurance. In fact, by 2016, when most of the major reform provisions are expected to be implemented, employer-sponsored insurance will still
Part II – Report Summary With the economy still unstable, many employees face the strain of job insecurities, rising benefit costs and resulting financial troubles. With so many competing pressures, it’s not surprising many workers are failing to place a high priority
Part I – Survey Report Summary Although nearly two-thirds of employees are satisfied with their health plan, overall satisfaction with plans has fallen from 2007 levels. Increases in health care costs continue to outpace the historic rate of inflation. Recent Towers Watson
Article Summary Health care costs continue to mount for employers, with an anticipated active employee health care cost trend (combined medical and pharmacy rates) for 2011 of 8.2% after plan changes. At the same time, the potential financial impact of health care