What does a Physician Advisor do?

Physician advisors are physicians who perform case reviews to evaluate previous actions and determine whether to confirm the initial physician findings and recommendations. They are generally employed by hospitals and other medical facilities, and conduct these reviews in situations where an admission or procedure may have received an initial denial from an insurance provider. They may also conduct reviews to ensure compliance with various healthcare regulations. They often serve as a liaison between various hospital teams and personnel, including administrators, doctors, and patient advocates.

Physician advisors are typically an M.D. or D.O. with a broad range of clinical experience, and must have a valid license to practice medicine in their state. They often have a background in physician leadership or hospital administration, and must be well-versed in insurance policies and regulations.

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Avg. Experience2-4 years

Physician Advisor Salaries

Average Base Pay

£49,306 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£26K
Median: £49K
£93K
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Physician Advisor Career Path

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TTK Healthcare TPA PvtTTK Healthcare TPA Pvt
Medical Officer
7 Nov 2020

“Good place to work and working pleasure is not bad”

Reliance IndustriesReliance Industries
Factory Medical Officer
17 Jun 2021

“Good culture and aminities.”

Community Health Plan of WashingtonCommunity Health Plan of Washington
Chief Medical Officer
30 Apr 2021

“Benefits are good but not great”

U.S. Food and Drug AdministrationU.S. Food and Drug Administration
Senior Medical Officer
19 Apr 2021

“great work and life balance”

Ministry of Health Kenya
Medical Officer
16 Feb 2021

“Great opportunities to train and advance in your career.”

Government of India, Department of Space, Indian Space Research OrganisationGovernment of India, Department of Space, Indian Space Research Organisation
Medical Officer
10 Sep 2019

“Work culture is the best”

Unemployed Help CentreUnemployed Help Centre
Regional Medical Advisor
3 Jun 2021

“Good work place atmosphere provided here overall nice place to work at”

National Aids Research InstituteNational Aids Research Institute
Medical Officer
1 Sep 2021

“salary is not as expected”

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