- Surveys 360
- Our Firm
The rapid and comprehensive evolution of the health care industry provides a compelling reason to revisit the value and appropriateness of compensating directors of non-profit hospitals and health systems. This article examines what's changed, the need to reevaluate and decision factors involved.
How can organizations maximize their employee benefits in a competitive marketplace? Sullivan, Cotter and Associates, Inc. has created a checklist of actionable tips to create an employee benefits plan strategy. To view the checklist, click here.
Results from the 2013 AMGA Medical Group Compensation and Financial Survey
Each year, Modern Healthcare examines trends in executive compensation using preliminary results from SullivanCotter's Survey of Manager and Executive Compensation in Hospitals and Health Systems. The resulting article “Pay for Value” discusses the continuing shift in health care toward outcome-based rewards, or pay for performance. Additionally, Kathy Hastings ...
Physician Compensation Practice Leader Kim Mobley's article was featured in the 2013 American Health Lawyer Association's Health Care Guide. "The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act of 1986 (EMTALA) requires most Medicare participating health care organizations to have physicians available to provide services to patients presenting ...
Compensation is usually a taboo conversation in every industry. Interestingly, health care leaders don't mind talking about how they calculate physician salaries, but don't ask them to chat about how they calculate their own. That conversation quickly runs dry.
Though few external benchmark resources are available to help create the guiding metrics, boards continue to try to shift away from rewarding solely on organization-wide financial performance and move toward incentivizing for quality and patient satisfaction. Ultimately, though, fiscal goals still dominate when it comes to incentivizing the C-suite.
Group Practice Journal, the monthly publication of the American Medical Group Association (AMGA), featured an article by SullivanCotter Principal Bradley Vaudrey and Consultant Sara Loos. The article is based on results from the AMGA 2012 Medical Group Compensation and Financial Survey, and notes that medical ...
Hospitals and health systems are increasingly employing physicians in an effort to enhance physician alignment, improve quality, grow market share and increase revenue. This labor market trend has focused attention on physician benefits, which may differ from benefits offered to other employees. Employers of choice establish ...
Data from the 2012 Medical Group Compensation and Financial Survey used to examine physician compensation at large practices. To read the full article, click here.
Establishing criteria for executive pay in the health care sector is difficult enough, but hospital boards continue to face added pressure from government officials and the public demanding increases transparency in the process. To access the full article, click here. (Note, subscription required) To listen to the podcast, ...
Developed by the Commonwealth Center for Governance Studies, Inc. at the University of Kentucky, this extensive study examines current profile and emerging patterns.
Every once in a while, a new life insurance product or approach enters the market that will revolutionize our thinking. More often, an existing concept is repackaged and promoted as something that will revolutionize our thinking. How can you differentiate between the two?
The Summer 2012 issue of Enrolled Actuaries Report includes an article written by SullivanCotter Principal David Cohn which summarizes topics discussed during Session 702 at the Enrolled Actuaries Meeting.
How health systems also are looking at ways to hold onto their existing doctors.
As of late, there has been heightened scrutiny around the salaries and compensation packages of non-profit hospital executives
As more physicians are becoming hospital-employed, will cost reductions and physician alignment come at the expense of physician compensation?
Hospital executive compensation is largely based on comparisons with similar positions in similar organizations.
In the July 13th edition of Becker's Hospital Review, SullivanCotter Principal Kim Mobley explains the necessity and means of hospital board oversight of physician compensation. As more and more physicians align with hospitals due to decreasing reimbursement, increase costs of managing a physician practice, limited ...
A guest blog post by Warren Kerper, Managing Principal in the Boston office of Sullivan, Cotter and Associates, Inc., appearing on Verrill Dana, LLP's Benefits Law Update.
Andrew's topic will be "An Unfair Fight: IRS Enforcement of Intermediate Sanctions and the Lessons Learned from Recent Tax Controversies" and will examine the use of IRC § 4958, an explanation of how intermediate sanctions could be avoided through the use of appropriate policies and ...