Craig Pederson

Principal

Physician Compensation

Physician-Hospital Alignment

Physician Group Governance

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Craig Pederson is a Principal in the Minneapolis office of Insight Health Partners. Craig brings more than 23 years of expertise in the areas of physician compensation design and fair market value opinions, physician and health system alignment strategy development, business development, joint ventures and system restructuring.

 

Craig has significant experience working with integrated health systems and physician organizations, including large, complex multispecialty group practices. Prior to joining the Firm, Craig was a Principal with Sullivan, Cotter and Associates and a Partner at Health Care Futures, LP where he led the physician services practice. His past experience has included work with health system clients known as national leaders in the areas of population- based health and value-based contracting models.

 

A sampling of his past projects includes:

  • Establishing compensation and governance structures for three separate groups of health system-employed physicians to form a more integrated and aligned multi-specialty group practice. 

  • Developing performance improvement strategies for a health system aligned physician enterprise.

  • Developing next generation physician compensation models.

  • Restructuring physician and administrative leadership models.

  • Facilitating alignment discussions between an independent multispecialty group and a regional health system.

  • Developing and implementing professional services agreements.

 

Craig’s original writings have appeared in respected industry journals. In 2015 he co-authored a chapter titled “Physician Compensation Valuation in an ACO” in The ACO Handbook:  A Guide to Accountable Care Organizations; 2nd Edition, published by the American Health Lawyers Association. He is an in-demand speaker on topics related to physician compensation and physician-health system alignment. Craig earned both a Master of Health Administration and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of Minnesota.