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Dianne B. Love, PhD
Payment and Revenue:
Contracting with Payers, Hospitals and Groups

Healthcare providers often do not maximize their managed care reimbursement because they are not aware of all the different payment options available. Both the government and managed care organizations are introducing new compensation models for physicians. In order to maximize compensation, this activity is designed to provide an overview of these models, how to negotiate the best compensation for practice, and what changes to make in practices in order to maximize compensation.


Dianne B. Love, PhD, (Activity Chair and Faculty) is a healthcare consultant specializing in the development and strategic management of physician organizations. She has developed more than 75 physician organizations -  both multi-specialty and single specialty. Since forming DB Love & Associates in 2000, Dr. Love has developed Group Practices Without Walls (GPWW), physician-owned ambulatory surgery centers and physician-owned short-stay surgical hospitals.  Dr. Love is the founder and served as the director of the MBA for Physicians Program at the University of Houston, Clear Lake, where she is an Associate Professor of Healthcare Administration. Dr. Love is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

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