Massachusetts Medical Society: Current and Future Models of Physician Compensation

Current and Future Models of Physician Compensation

Current and Future Models of Physician Compensation

Course Overview

As the healthcare industry moves away from a fee-for-service environment into a more value-based world, physicians and their practices need to understand and be prepared for the various compensation models employers and third-party payers create, so that they can negotiate and leverage potential opportunities. 

Course Objectives

  • Describe current models of physician compensation
  • Summarize emerging physician compensation trends
  • Compare your organization's compensation policies with external trends
  • Develop compensation policies that incentivize alignment with your organization's mission
  • Understand the importance of administering a compensation plan in an efficient/automated and effective manner


Alex Barker, JD, MHA
Sullivan, Cotter, and Associates, Inc.

Eric Passon, MBA
Founder & Ceo
Ancore Health 

Course Fees

Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) Member Physician: $15.00 
MMS Resident/Student Member: Free
Non-Member Physician : $30.00 
Non-Member Resident/Student: $7.50
Allied Health Professional/Other: $12.00



CME Credit

1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 

Accreditation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

MOC Approval Statement 
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties ("ABMS") ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Maintenance of Certification ("MOC") Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory , this activity has met the requirements as an MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards:

Allergy and Immunology
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Family Medicine
Nuclear Medicine
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Plastic Surgery
Preventive Medicine
Psychiatry & Neurology
Thoracic Surgery

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 1.00  Category 1 credit for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

A score of 70% or higher is required to receive  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Activity Term

Original Release Date: November 30, 2017
Review Date: N/A     
Termination Date: November 30, 2020    

System Requirements

Windows, XP, Vista, 7, 8  
Mac OSX 10.6 higher  

Most modern browsers including:   
Firefox 18.0+  
Chrome 26+  
Safari 5+  
Flash player is required for some Online CME courses.

iOS devices beginning with OS version 5 or higher (includes, iPhone, ipad and iTouch devices)  
Android devices including tablets and phones.  
Windows RT and tablets on Windows 8 are also supported. 

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