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Value-based Metrics Gain in Physician Employment Contracts

Key clinical point: Physician employment contracts are including more value-based metrics.

Major finding: About 56% of contracts offering a production bonus had a value-based component, up from 43% the previous year.

Study details: A review of a sample of the 3,131 permanent physician and advanced practitioner search assignments that Merritt Hawkins and sister physician staffing companies had ongoing or were engaged to conduct between April 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019.

Disclosures: Merritt Hawkins is using data from its staffing engagements.