Written by Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 08 July 2014 17:22
More than half of orthopedic surgeons feel their compensation will decrease as health insurance exchanges are utilized in the future, according to the Medscape Orthopedist Compensation Report.
Compared to all surgeons, orthopedists are especially pessimistic about how the insurance exchanges will impact compensation. Here are five key statistics on orthopedic surgeon compensation from the report:
• 64 percent of orthopedic surgeons expect compensation to decrease with health insurance exchanges
• 32 percent of orthopedic surgeons don’t think their compensation will change with the exchange roll out