Pay flexibility in smaller practices

Here’s why small practices may adjust pay more quickly than large health systems.

With fewer regulations regarding pay, small physician practices may be able to adjust pay for medical assistants more quickly than large health systems that must study potential financial ramifications, says Ron Holder, MHA, chief operating officer for the Medical Group Management Association. Staffing in physicians’ practices, hospitals, and health care systems is expected to be one of the top administrative challenges facing the sector in 2023.