The average hospital spends 3-5% of its total operating budget on physician contracts for emergency coverage, administrative positions, and hospital-based service agreements.
Health systems face the challenge of standardizing procedures across multiple facilities that may have different characteristics and needs. While creating a coherent, effective physician contracting process is necessary, it is also difficult.
Small hospitals have tighter budgets but still must maintain proper physician coverage.
Improving internal communications surrounding physician contracting can help the process run more smoothly and reduce the risk of details falling through the cracks.
Our Key Considerations for Community Hospitals when Contracting for Pediatric Physician Services white paper considers the practice of contracting pediatric specialists at community hospitals and when it is logical to enter into such arrangements.
In order to have a well-run physician contracting program, healthcare organizations must stay one step ahead.
Our Multi-Campus Physician Call and Administrative Contracts: Impact on Payment Rates and Time Requirements white paper highlights how hospitals and health systems are utilizing multi-campus arrangements.
Healthcare organizations often struggle with developing processes and best practices for both the creation and the execution of physician agreements. By knowing the risks, you can squash problems before they pop up as potential violations with serious consequences.
The What are Hospitals Spending on Physician Contracts Bullseye uses MD Ranger's Total Facility Benchmarks report to examine how much hospitals spend on physician contracts at the facility level, covering topics including the following
Our Making Physician Contracting More Efficient white paper outlines how construct a complete and efficient contracting compliance program.
Rural Hospitals often pay a premium to get the physician coverage they need.
Hospital administrators know that the physician contracting process involves many steps in order to get it right and to maintain the best possible relationships with physicians. Wouldn't it be great to have a checklist to standardize the process?
While every hospital is different, some hospitals face unique challenges including on the physician contracting front.
Our 5 Signs an Organization Needs MD Ranger: A Guide for In House and External Counsel white paper discusses how to identify potential physician contracting complaince problems.
Hospital administrators know that the physician contracting process involves many steps in order to get it right and maintain the best possible relationships with physicians.
In this webinar, learn how to navigate your way through physician contracts, including the following
Healthcare organizations often struggle with developing processes and best practices for both the creation and the execution of physician agreements. By knowing the risks, you can avoid or correct issues before they become potential violations with serious consequences.
Our How Does Geography Influence Physician Contract Rates? white paper discusses factors which impact physician contract rates.