Aligning Compensation with Quality Care

New Cardiovascular Business article features comp expert Joel Sauer

Published Monday, July 17, 2017 7:00 am
by Cardiovascular Business

New Cardiovascular Business article features comp expert Joel Sauer

The cover story of the July/August issue of Cardiovascular Business magazine is called “The Value Proposition: Aligning Compensation with Quality Care.” It digs deep into what is actually happening in CV health care as the industry moves toward value.

Physician compensation expert and MedAxiom Consulting vice president, Joel Sauer, provides insight on the complexities of the value transition throughout the article: “Medicare is one the biggest drivers behind the transition from volume to value, says Joel Sauer, MBA, vice president of MedAxiom Consulting and the author of MedAxiom’s annual report on cardiovascular subspecialists’ compensation. The success of Medicare’s efforts, from shared savings to bundled payments to accountable care organizations, hinges on physicians, he contends. ‘You won’t be able to impact those players without the physicians being engaged around the care and coordination with the patient,’ Sauer says. ‘All of those things will continue to see us inch forward on value compensation.’”

The article highlights data from MedAxiom’s annual compensation and production survey as well.

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