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How to Measure Acuity-Adjusted Panel Size for Contemporary Provider Compensation Plans

A report from VMG Health by Anthony Domanico, CVA, and Ben Minnis discussing the growing trend of introducing empanelment metrics into compensation formulas:

Empanelment can take on many forms in the compensation system, but all metrics center around the size of a particular primary care provider’s (PCP’s) patient panel (i.e., panel size and/or acuity-adjusted panel size), and how well (e.g., quality, patient experience) and how efficiently (e.g., shared savings, reduction of unnecessary procedures, etc.) a particular PCP take cares for those patients in his or her charge.