Executive Compensation

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Blue Shield of California reveals executive pay

After several years of questions about executive pay coupled with criticism surrounding the insurer's transparency, Blue Shield of California has issued a detailed report of its top 10 executive salaries in 2015.  

Executive compensation: Hospital CEOs in Massachusetts get raises amid falling profits

Hospital executive pay continues to climb even as profits fall in Massachusetts, according to the  Lowell Sun.

VA scandal: Claims that higher pay would improve care may not hold water

Amid an ongoing scandal over care delays, a new Department of Veterans Affairs proposal would double top administrators' compensation and shift their employment classification, but the evidence doesn't support their claim this would solve the VA's problems, according to the  Daily Caller.  

Executive compensation: Backlash grows among legislators, hospital workers

Hospital CEO salaries are once again prompting a public backlash, with at least one state unveiling a proposal to cap executive compensation.

Healthcare comes in third in executive pay growth

Compensation for healthcare executives increased 8 percent last year, according to a new study from accounting/consulting firm BDO.

Despite slow growth for other industries, healthcare leader pay continues to climb

Healthcare executives saw salary increases in 2015 even as chief executive officer and chief financial officer salaries in publicly-traded companies in general saw slower growth, due in large part to the increasingly consumer-centered healthcare market, according to a new study.

Blue Shield executives got $24M boost in pay in 2012

Blue Shield of California, which is a nonprofit insurer, boosted pay to its executive employees by $24 million in 2012--an increase of 64 percent from the previous year, according to a confidential state audit reviewed the Los Angeles Times.

Amid criticism, executive pay shifts toward long-term incentives

The healthcare industry is moving away from extravagant executive perks in favor of long-term or graduated compensation benefits, accordi ng to   Becker's Hospital Review.

5 considerations for hospital board compensation planning

Hospitals saw an increase in paid nonprofit hospital board members over the past five years, a trend experts say will continue, according to a  Becker's Hospital Review  article.

CEO compensation: Time to rein in skyrocketing salaries, incentives

The skyrocketing compensation packages for healthcare CEOs garnered a lot of media attention in the last few weeks. A recent New York Times analysis found that salaries of hospital executives...