More Evidence on Hospitals Acquiring Doctors

Operating costs for a physician working full-time increased in 2011 from the prior year, though costs grew more slowly for physician-owned groups than for hospital-owned practices, according to a medical management group’s survey…

Medical revenue for physicians working in doctor-owned practices increased 3% from 2010 to $892,634. For physicians working in a hospital or integrated delivery system, revenue per doctor climbed 8% to $538,803.

Source: Modern Physician.

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  1. Ken says:

    Hospitals are better at maximizing against the payment formulas.