How Do You Feel About Incentive Bonuses?

August 17, 2022

Incentive bonuses have long been part and parcel of many physicians’ compensation package. They allow doctors in some specialties to boost their compensation by tens of thousands of dollars.

Often tied to metrics that doctors must hit, incentive bonuses aren’t without controversy. Some physicians welcome them. Others feel burdened by them or think that metrics distract from best patient care.

In Medscape’s Physician Compensation Report 2022: Income Gains, Pay Gap Remains, respondents said that their average bonus was 15% of their total compensation.

Please tell us what you think about incentive bonuses.


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