People

CHRIS MARRS

Senior Manager

Education/Memberships/Credentials

BAYLOR UNIVERSITY

Master of Business Administration

Waco, Texas

SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY

Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance

Dallas, Texas

Chris Marrs, MBA, is a senior manager at Coker Group. He focuses on fair market value and commercial reasonableness for physician compensation, regulatory compliance, strategic support, and program development for co-management and other hospital-physician programs. His work in physician relationships ranges from standard compensation arrangements to co-management, ACO/CIN distributions, the integration of quality compensation, and other areas. Mr. Marrs also provides support from a regulatory compliance perspective. He has specific expertise in the relationship between achieving quality and cost improvement goals and physician relationships. This includes taking successful tactics found in programs around the United States and adapting them to specific physician relationships. Additionally, Mr. Marrs has spoken at conferences and written for the American Bar Association.

Experience

  • Provided physician compensation valuations to ensure fair market value and commercial reasonableness
  • Provided consulting services across the country related to compensation plans, physician integration, regulatory compliance, centers of excellence, hospital quality and efficiency programs, value-based payor arrangements, and more
  • Assisted health systems with the development and improvement of a variety of quality/cost/population health improvement programs