Executive Compensation

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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...

MA nurses union pushes for pay curbs, financial disclosures at hospitals

An activist nurses union is pushing for legislation in Massachusetts that would create greater transparency regarding hospital prices, executive compensation and investment of assets.

Cigna CEO pay more than quadrupled

Cigna CEO David Cordani received a drastic increase in total compensation over the course of one year. His pay last year rose 4.5 times the amount he earned in 2012, the Hartford Courant reported.

Executive pay at BCBSNC topped $1M

Six top executives at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina earned at least $1 million last year, with its CEO taking home the biggest payout. In a filing with the Department of Insurance, BCBSNC disclosed that executive compensation for its top 10 execs increased by almost 11 percent last year.

OIG to examine hospital executive pay caps

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' watchdog arm intends to study whether caps on the compensation of hospital executives could have an impact on future costs to the Medicare program.