Quantifying the true value of call coverage demands careful and comprehensive analysis. Published benchmarks and surveys provide limited insight into the national market, but hospitals must plan for the future as they address the coverage demands of today.
What does the future of call coverage arrangements look like, and how can hospitals prepare themselves for the changes ahead? Continue reading
Healthcare administrators must proactively seek call arrangements that protect their organizations both legally and financially. In our last post, we discussed the risks of relying on median payments during fair market value (FMV) analysis. Here we’ll take a closer look.
Why aren’t the surveys alone sufficient? Continue reading
Hospitals across the nation are increasingly turning to call coverage compensation arrangements as a means of providing vital medical services and remaining compliant with federal law. While the number and complexity of these agreements have grown, many healthcare organizations are entering into such contracts despite uncertainty that the terms are both legally defensible and financially prudent.
Why is it so important for these agreements to be specific and supported by data? Continue reading