Hemsley's compensation for running the nation's largest health insurance company grew by 22.4% over 2015, according to a document filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday.
Aetna's failed attempt to acquire insurer Humana didn't seem to dent Mark Bertolini's total pay.
Community Health Systems CEO Wayne Smith's total compensation decreased from $10.4 million in 2015 to $5.8 million in 2016.
Ventas CEO Debra Cafaro's compensation declined 11.5% last year, to $9.6 million, the heath care real estate investment trust reported in a proxy filing ahead of next month's annual meeting.
A small but growing minority of health systems are linking executive pay to population health measures. The group is sure to expand as more health systems gravitate toward emerging value-based models and risk contracts.
Dignity Health CEO Lloyd Dean, chair of the Human Resources Committee at Wells Fargo & Co., and other Wells Fargo board members agreed to claw back $41 million from CEO John Stumpf as a penalty for the conglomerate's bank-account scandal.
Salaries and bonuses were up across the board in 2015 for top leaders at Health Care Service Corp. even though the Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurer suffered substantial losses in the ACA marketplaces. The highest-paid executive was former CEO Patricia Hemingway Hall, who made nearly $16.6 million.
While a growing number of health systems say posting patient satisfaction ratings has improved physician-patient relations, the CMS' proposed new pay rules under MACRA would allow most doctors to minimize the role those surveys play in determining their rewards or penalties.
Data Points for the week of Sept. 5, 2016, covered the following topics: The gender gap between number of female and male physicians and medical school faculty members, professors, department chairs and deans; gender gap in pay for female physicians; sexual harassment of clinical researchers.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump claimed in an economic speech Monday that his proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act would “save” 2 million American jobs. But there are serious problems with that statement.
Modern Healthcare's 36th annual Executive Compensation Survey finds that as executives' compensation continues to soar, more is coming from performance-based payment models that aren't just linked to individual efforts and outcomes, but also the efforts of their organizations.
In an analysis of recent data from the American Community Survey and the Center for Studying Health System Change, researchers found white male physicians earn nearly 35% more than black male physicians.