Data Insights

Understand the past and present to propel your practice into the future.

Make informed decisions for your practice through insights and benchmarks from industry-leading data analysis, reports and surveys.

Participate in an MGMA Survey

Help set the standard in the medical practice field.

Over the course of our 90-plus-year history, MGMA has built its sterling reputation on our incomparable body of knowledge. That vast font of information is updated yearly in our MGMA DataDive, based on survey results that focus on every detail of the medical practice management industry.

Of course, the yearly success of our DataDive is only possible with the help of participants across the country. The network of medical practice management professionals who respond to our surveys extends to thousands of practices across the country, from academics to hospitals to private practices.

As a benefit of completing your submission, you'll gain access via DataDive to the datasets that use your information*. Simply put, the more data you provide, the more data you'll have access to. In addition, participating also allows you to purchase the full datasets at a discounted price. Read the full benefits of participation. Now, it’s your turn to contribute.

*Participant access to MGMA DataDive is for a single-user and cannot be disseminated across your organization.

2018 Surveys

Compensation and Production Survey

The MGMA Compensation and Production Survey collects data on compensation for medical practice leadership and support staff, physician and nonphysician providers and to their productivity by specialty, including provider collections, encounters, work RVUs, etc.

Participation Dates: Jan. 8, 2018 - Feb. 16, 2018

Participation Resources


Cost and Revenue Survey

The MGMA Cost and Revenue Survey collects data on medical practice revenue, expenses, production, staffing ratios, payer mix and accounts receivable. Certain specialties may have additional specialty-specific data.

Participation Dates: March 5, 2018 - April 13, 2018

Participate Now Participation Resources


Practice Operations Survey

The MGMA Practice Operations Survey collects data on practice operational metrics. This includes hours of operations, appointment availability, wait times and no-shows.

Participation Dates: March 5, 2018 - April 13, 2018

Participate Now Participation Resources


Better Performers Dataset

The MGMA Better Performers dataset highlights the top performing practices based on MGMA survey data. To be recognized as a better performing practice, you must participate in all the surveys listed above. If you are an MGMA member, you will get access to the Better Performers dataset with the purchase of the 2018 MGMA DataDive Provider Compensation or the 2018 MGMA DataDive Cost and Revenue. 

Click here for MGMA Better Performer criteria.


State Salary Survey (MGMA State Members Only)

The MGMA State Salary Survey collects data on annual and hourly compensation for medical practice leadership and support staff. Only State MGMA members are eligible for participation in this abbreviated survey.

Participation Dates: Jan. 8, 2018 - Feb. 16, 2018

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