Coker Connection

May 2016

wRVUs: Are Yours Accurate 
by Justin Chamblee, CPA | Senior Vice President at Coker Group 
In healthcare, wRVUs are synonymous with physician compensation. While much discussion today surrounds how wRVUs will be used going forward with the overarching shift from volume to value, it is safe to say that wRVUs will not go away tomorrow and likely will be in use in some capacity in the foreseeable future. With this in mind, it is worthwhile to step back and ask the question, "Are the wRVUs being used in your physician compensation calculations accurate?" Read more.
Credentialing: The First Step to Revenue
by Jeff Gorke | Senior Vice President
at Coker Group

The credentialing process is essential to both private practices and hospital-employed provider networks (EPNs) because it's the key process to getting providers reimbursed for the services they perform. It's analogous to breath to the lungs; that is, reimbursement is the life blood of the provider organization. In spite its critical role, credentialing is often executed haphazardly and the necessary steps skipped. Many times, whether in health systems or private practices, providers are hired and word of their employment somehow seems to fall through the cracks from the point of signed contract to the first day of practice.  Read more.
Learn How to Maximize Your Future Reimbursements By Up to 27%

The Federal Government is taking steps to restructure healthcare reform from Meaningful Use to MACRA. This means you can significantly impact your future earnings by plus 27% or minus 9% in reimbursements.  Which side of that equation would you like to be on?

Coker's Senior Vice President, Terry Wilk, will sit on the panel for this seminar/webinar to discuss this likely future state. He will focus on the question "What should your IT strategic plan look like for the healthcare practice in the new patient centric economy?"

The event will be held on Thursday, May 19 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm EDT. Click here for more information and to register for the event. 
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Below you will find a list highlighting some of
our current searches. If you are interested in
more information about any of these positions, please contact us today.
Coker Group, a global healthcare consulting and financial services firm that provides operational and financial solutions to healthcare organizations throughout the US and abroad, seeks well-qualified candidates for these positions:

  • Chief Medical Officer, Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center, Alamogordo, NM
  • Senior Director of Research, Dimensions Health System, Washington DC
  • Director of Human Resources, Southeast Georgia Health System, Brunswick, GA
  • Chief Executive Officer,  Northwest Surgical Specialists, Eugene, OR
  • Director of Purchasing, Genesis Health System, Zanesville, OH
  • Director of Manderson Cancer Center, DCH Health System, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Executive Director of Facilities and Campus Operations, Springhill Medical Center, Mobile, AL
  • Chief Executive Officer, Children's Specialty Group, Norfolk, VA

Candidates interested in learning more about these opportunities should forward a resume to:
Charles L. Nagle, President
Nagle & Associates
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Developing Effective Physician Leaders

Date: Thursday, May 19
Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm EDT

Speaker: Jill Lewis | Senior Manager at Coker Group and
Stefan Werdegar | Vice President at Coker Group

Click here to register

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