Updates from November 2022 affecting the anesthesia industry that you don’t want to miss:
In the medical setting, speaking up indicates raising concerns about patient safety when an actual or potential risk is present. Rather than being an attempt to place blame on a health care provider, it is intended to refocus attention on the patient and their wellbeing.
CMS updated ASC payment rates to 3.8 percent in its 2023 “Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System Proposed Rule.”
Here are three more takeaways from the final rule, published Oct. 31 and Nov. 1:
Over half of all physicians are paid, at least in part, based on their personal productivity, according to the American Medical Association’s latest “Physician Practice Benchmark Survey.”
The latest survey, which was released in October, surveyed physicians and tracked changes in practices, salary and more between 2012 and 2020.
Determining factors of yearly pay rate for physicians: