Are physician incomes falling?

Physician incomes have been a topic of controversy for years, with physician compensation being criticized as one of the leading causes of high health care costs.

Recently, there have been more reports suggesting that physician income has taken a hit, especially in proportion to the swelling costs of undergraduate and medical school education. With such a wide variety of physician specialties, it is not always easy to objectively validate whether and how much physician salaries are sinking, stagnating or climbing with respect to considerations such as inflation and income trends of other professionals.

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By Heidi Moawad / October 02, 2017 / Medical Economics