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

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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.


8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast (optional but please arrive before 9:00 a.m.)
9:00 a.m.

Welcome, Introductions and Program Overview
AMGA Staff

9:15 – 10:30 a.m.

How to Align Physician Compensation with Value- and Risk-Based Contracts
Wayne Hartley, COO, and Will Holets, Senior Consultant, AMGA Consulting

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. Networking Break
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. Lunch Break
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. Networking Break
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, AMGA Consulting

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.

4:15 p.m.

Thank You and Program Evaluations
We will adjourn by 4:30 p.m.

Registration and Fees

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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).