AMGA’s 5th Annual New York City Provider Compensation Event
Recruitment, Retention, Risk, and Fair Market Value (FMV)
Thursday, May 17, 2018
The Cornell Club ● 6 East 44th Street at Fifth Avenue ● New York, NY
Hosted by AMGA Consulting
This event is targeted to senior medical group operations leaders, physician
executives, medical group counsel, compliance officers, compensation directors
and analysts, and other senior decision makers involved with physician
transactions in a nonprofit setting. We are pleased to collaborate with
Hall Render’s health law practice in delivering this event. Due to
historical “sold out” status, a larger conference room is reserved again for
this year’s event.
||Continental Breakfast (optional but
please arrive before 9:00 a.m.)
Welcome, Introductions and Program Overview
|9:15 – 10:30 a.m.
How to Align Physician Compensation with Value- and Risk-Based
Wayne Hartley, COO, and Will Holets, Senior Consultant, AMGA
This session will review common elements of value- and risk-based
payer contracts with a focus on quality and efficiency. The
speakers will discuss ways to align physician and other provider
compensation models with metrics that lead to success in value-based
contracts. Approaches for distributing shared savings across
medical groups will also be covered.
|10:30 – 10:45 a.m.
|10:45 a.m. – Noon
Addressing the Specter of Physician Burnout
Howard Graman, M.D., Vice President, AMGA Consulting
Facing ever-increasing administrative and clinical demands,
physicians across the country are reporting symptoms of burnout.
Dr. Graman will outline strategies to address physician burnout by
drawing from his experiences as a physician executive with medical
groups, including Cleveland Clinic and PeaceHealth. He will
discuss specific actions to address burnout, implementation of those
plans, and assessing the effectiveness of interventions.
|Noon – 1:00 p.m.
|1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Big Cities and Big CVs: Managing Retention and Fair Market
Value (FMV) in Large Cities and for Exceptional Talent
Wayne Hartley, COO, AMGA Consulting
In this session, Mr. Hartley will discuss ways to approach FMV
analysis in large cities such as New York with a higher-than-average
cost of living. Data from the AMGA medical group compensation
survey will be used to evaluate regional differences in compensation. He
will also discuss attributes of high-performing physician talent that
may impact compensation and FMV decisions.
|2:00 – 2:15 p.m.
|2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
Current Issues in Fair Market Value (FMV) and Compliance
Joe Wolfe, J.D., Shareholder, Hall Render
Mr. Wolfe will provide an overview of recent legal developments
related to physician compensation, especially compensation that
incentivizes quality of care and cost-effectiveness. His session will
include a discussion of the characteristics of appropriate gainsharing
arrangements based on advisory opinions and guidance issued by the
OIG. The session will include a discussion of recent changes to the law
that removed some of the obstacles faced by hospitals when structuring
gainsharing programs with physicians.
|3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
New Approaches to Physician and APP Compensation
Will Holets, Senior Consultant, and Anum Lalani, Consultant,
For this session, we will discuss approaches to physician
compensation other than basic work RVU models. They will include
salary, banded (tiered salaries), and panel size models. We will
also share current practices in advanced practice provider (APP)
compensation through models that include value-based metrics.
Thank You and Program Evaluations
We will adjourn by 4:30 p.m.
Registration and Fees
Fees are $450 per person for AMGA members; $675 per person for nonmembers.
Groups of 3 or more from the same organization save $50 per person.
Dress code is business casual; however, Club policy requires a shirt with a collar (neckties are not required).