Research and Polling

Research and Polling

MGMA offers you a variety of analysis reports that explore hot industry topics and deliver insider information to help you manage your practice more effectively. Learn how to apply MGMA cost and compensation benchmarking data effectively in your practice.


MGMA Stat captures real-time data on timely issues affecting the healthcare industry. We ask polling questions about practice management, the impact of new legislations, patient satisfaction – issues that matter most to you!


The Rising Trend of Nonphysician Provider Utilization in Healthcare– An MGMA Research & Analysis Report

Did you know that the year-over-year growth in nonphysician provider (NPP) search requests is roughly 160%? This new report will help you implement new or improve current strategies regarding NPPs in order to maximize the efficiency and profitability of your organization.

How to use MGMA dataHow to Use MGMA Compensation Data – An MGMA Research & Analysis Report

Understanding how to utilize benchmarking data can improve operational efficiency and profits for medical practices. This new report is a great resource to learn how to make more strategic business decisions.

Executive Summary Reports

These reports are complimentary to MGMA members and based on historical and current-year trend analyses, in addition to evaluating current trends and topics in the nationwide healthcare industry.


MGMA Survey Trends

MGMA annually publishes brief overviews of trends in management compensation, physician compensation and medical practice operations.


Physician, Executive and Key Employee Retention Strategies – An MGMA Research & Analysis Report, Sponsored by New York Life

Use this MGMA report to learn how recruitment and retention issues impact your organization’s success. Learn how to identify and address key staffing issues in your medical practice and methods to best recruit and retain employees.

Physician Compensation Plans – An MGMA Research & Analysis Introduction
Sponsored by New York Life

Traditional compensation plans are evolving. This MGMA research-and-analysis report outlines increasingly popular types of compensation plans that are based on productivity and value. Learn how you can start adjusting your processes to reflect these changes.

Value-Based Compensation – An MGMA Research & Analysis Introduction
Sponsored by New York Life

Use this report as a primer for considering value-based physician compensation. Understand what is driving value-based compensation and some of the challenges that practices will encounter. The compilation of resources from MGMA and other organizations that are included in the report will aid in your grasp of quality metrics research.

MGMA NPP ReportNPP Utilization in the Future of U.S. Healthcare

Medical practices are increasingly using nonphysician providers (NPPs) as a solution to the physician shortage and the influx of new patients resulting from the Affordable Care Act. Should you consider NPPs?

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A Comparison of the National Patient-Centered Medical Home Accreditation and Recognition Programs

Complimentary MGMA report compares four national PCMH accreditation programs


Medical Practice Today: What members have to say

Top management challenges identified by MGMA members in our sixth annual Medical Practice Today: What members have to say research.



Physician Practice Assessment (PPA) Studies

Physician Practice Assessment studies help shape policies that affect the healthcare industry and enhance your membership value. This member-only research provides an opportunity to share your views with lawmakers in Washington regarding important issues you face every day in your medical practice.