Compensation

Salaries for healthcare administrators, physicians and clinicians vary based on geographic location, the size of the institution, education level, work experience and level of responsibility. This page include content about what healthcare workers are paid, and other factors that impact pay and personnel management.

Medicare money payment physician. The CardioVascular Coalition and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions have both issued new statements highlighting their issues with the 2024 MPFS proposed rule. 

Physician compensation increased in 2023, but inflation eats into real income

A survey from Doximity paints a complicated picture of physician pay, with 81% saying they are overworked.

May 24, 2024
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Rand releases bracing analysis of hospital prices; AHA repudiates approach, methodology

The Rand Corporation is reporting that, in 2022, employers and private insurers paid hospitals an average 254% more than what Medicare would have spent for the same services in the same facilities.

May 14, 2024
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Telehealth remains underused, patients rarely billed for messages

A study looking at Medicare reimbursement from 2020 through 2020 shows e-visits may remain underutilized.

April 16, 2024
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‘Undervalued’ UK physicians register discontent over fading ‘purchasing power’

Going by compensation rates and trajectories, these might be the worst of times to be a physician in the United Kingdom.

March 24, 2024
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Hospital CEO files lawsuit after losing job over naked art exhibition

According to the former executive, he was barely involved in planning the offsite fundraiser. The hospital declined to comment. 

September 18, 2023
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Employer-provided health insurance is about to get much more expensive

A new survey of more than 1,700 employers suggests that health insurance premiums are likely to increase more than expected in 2024. 

September 13, 2023
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Healthcare pay seems to have risen and ‘reset’

Despite slowing growth in year-over-year average hourly outlays, payrolls at U.S. hospitals and outpatient clinics may have plateaued at permanently elevated levels.

September 11, 2023
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AHA head: ‘Time to hold commercial health insurers accountable’

The problem of commercial health insurers standing between patients and providers is bad and only getting worse.

August 10, 2023

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This week Washington took a major step toward nailing down a solid game plan on federal AI spending for everything outside of defense.

The recall includes specific lots of five different medical devices used to treat stroke and other neurovascular diseases.

The agency is urging healthcare providers to transition away from these devices and seek out alternatives. It is even working with other manufacturers to try and get similar products on the market as quickly as possible. 

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