Physician compensation rose, but gaps persist for minority, female doctors

By Maria Castellucci  | April 11, 2018 The average salary for primary-care and specialty doctors in the U.S. rose this year, although women and minority physicians still earn significantly less than white and male doctors, a new report found. Primary-care physicians will earn $223,000 on average in 2018, a 2.7% increase from last year, and specialty physicians will

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8 provisions that can Make or Break Pay-for-Performance Contracts

Andis Robeznieks Senior Staff Writer Pay-for-performance agreements can either weigh physicians down with a new load of administrative burdens or provide opportunities to be rewarded for the high-quality affordable care they already deliver. The direction these agreements take often depends on the details of a contract’s provisions related to patient assignment, claim submissions, access to

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What doctors look for in a new job

Published: Apr 11, 2017 In today’s evolving healthcare landscape, experienced physicians want more from their jobs than just a steady paycheck. Factors such as schedule flexibility, community and quality-of-care standards may cause physicians to seek new opportunities. According to the Association of Staff Physician Recruiters 2016 Annual Report, in 2015, the average organization had a

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