Most everything related to healthcare compliance quickly grows complex, including physician payments. While it would seem simple, each payment brings waves of complexity, with some organizations having more than a dozen steps in the process.
It behooves organizations, she argues, to start thinking proactively and look at their processes, structure and accountability when it comes to physician payments. This includes:
- Looking at Lean Six Sigma to streamline efforts and remove unnecessary costs
- Considering a physician spend management department
- Recognizing that the physician contract is but the start of the process
Listen in to learn more about how to manage the complexity of physician payments.