On June 17, 2013, the Wall Street Journal published an article that may be of particular interest to our physician clients!
“Should Physician Pay Be Tied to Performance?” (link on title to article), discusses physician compensation in the context of Medicare. Revisions in compensation initiated in Medicare may presage changes in the realm of private healthcare….
The article provides two opposing viewpoints about the merits of the idea to tie provider compensation to “performance.”
Recent changes in Federal healthcare law initiates new debates about the method of provider compensation, and the metric to measure service outcomes.