Physician Health

Pearl of the Week: Evaluate your staffing needs

Use industry benchmarks to determine the right staffing levels

STEPS Forward Pearl of the Week

The size of the support team needed at a health care practice varies considerably from office to office. Use industry benchmarks to help determine the right staffing levels.

While the number of full-time physicians at the practice is a key factor, consider the needs of your administrative team—those who complete billing, coding, prior authorization, referrals and credentialing, plus managers, receptionists, human resources and others. 

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