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The “Executive Benefit” Approach to ED Call Pay is Really a Unique Family Benefit

The “Executive Benefit” Approach to ED Call Pay is Really a Unique Family Benefit What if a physician in private practice could put incremental income into an income tax-deferred vehicle without having to include employees or even practice partners and direct the income into a broad array of investments, having the additional advantage of the…
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Strategic Planning in Today’s Rapidly Changing World of Healthcare

Strategic Planning in Today’s Rapidly Changing World of Healthcare At a recent engagement, we were privileged to participate in a discussion conducted by members of the medical staff represented by a variety of specialties regarding the future of healthcare and particularly the future of their hospital paying for unassigned emergency department call coverage. Also participating…
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Horty Springer’s Physician Hospital Contracts Seminar: Lessons Learned

Keeping ER Call Pay in Perspective One might assume that if your company’s core business is the design, implementation and on-going management of call pay programs that you would be a proponent of hospitals paying physicians for ED call coverage. That is not necessarily true at MaxWorth Consulting Group. First, we sincerely believe that “paying…
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Horty Springer’s Physician Hospital Contracts Seminar: Lessons Learned

Horty Springer’s Physician Hospital Contracts Seminar: Lessons Learned Attending a Horty Springer seminar on any area of healthcare law has to be one of the best investments in legal education on the planet. The recent Naples seminar was certainly no exception. We attended the session on contractual relationships between hospitals and physicians presented by Dan…
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Going Beyond Fair Market Value Surveys

Going Beyond Fair Market Value Surveys Our firm introduced appropriate compensation measures into the emergency department design process that take into consideration factors that go exceedingly beyond commercially available survey data and traditional fair market value considerations. These factors include the quantification of the relative value of the burden of call as scored by a…
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Engaging the Medical Staff in the Call Pay Design Process Leads to Positive Outcomes

Engaging the Medical Staff in the Call Pay Design Process Leads to Positive Outcomes When a hospital CEO arrives at the hospital Monday morning to find a letter on her desk from the head of the general surgery department informing her that the general surgeons will no longer cover unassigned call without compensation effective immediately,…
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ED Call Pay – A Matter of When and How

ED Call Pay – A Matter of When and How After years of building rewards programs for executives of small to mid-size companies, we were thrust into the fray of the world of call pay in the summer of 2005. Invited to the party by a prestigious healthcare law firm, we were asked to address…
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ED Call Pay – Is it just about the money?

ED Call Pay – Is it just about the money? During the thousands of interviews that we have had with physicians over the past several years, we have encountered a wide spectrum of attitudes toward the profession. It is interesting how openly physicians share with us their perspectives on a variety of subjects. As compensation…
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Deficiencies in Fair Market Value Surveys

Deficiencies in Fair Market Value Surveys The evolution of our value proposition for our clients today is centered on facilitating the physician call committees and working through the burden of call scoring process. What the BOCS recognizes and places a priority on is the relative value of the burden of call that is unique to…
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Call Pay Re-purposing: Enhancing Physician Retirement and Improving Retention

Call Pay Re-purposing: Enhancing Physician Retirement and Improving Retention In the unique world of healthcare fraught with rules and regulations surrounding compensation arrangements between hospitals and private practicing physicians, there exists a unique opportunity to transform various forms of payment for services into a retirement benefit while at the same time adding significantly to the…
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