Category Archives: Provider Compensation

Provider Compensation 101 – Maybe Extra Pay Isn’t Worth the Extra Work

[This is part of a new series on specific issues related to provider compensation, designed to be “short and sweet” and prompt thinking before doing.] When improving productivity will take time away from your providers’ personal lives, expect push-back.  When … Continue reading

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New Compensation Metrics – A 2017 Resolution

Originally posted on The Compensation Times:
The compensation profession suffers from a severe lack of effective metrics.  To be frank, the typical measures used in describing compensation program success really have nothing to do with success.  This year, try something…

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Provider Retention Best Practice

Listen to them. I contemplated just “dropping the mic” and walking away after saying that, but felt compelled to explain. In the last few months we’ve had numerous calls and emails from both health centers and PCAs looking for help … Continue reading

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FQHC Provider Productivity Lags Expectations

The actual productivity of FQHC family practice physicians averages about 14% less than what is planned for on a daily basis, and about 11% below expectations on an annual basis. While productivity against expectations is somewhat higher in an incentive … Continue reading

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Health Centers Need to Address Provider Gender Pay Inequities

On International Women’s Day, we thought it appropriate to begin the release of information from Merces’ FQHC Provider Productivity and Compensation Survey, the only study of its kind, with data on how female providers’ pay stacks up with their male … Continue reading

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