4 Most Disastrous Issues in Physician Employment Agreements
When negotiating your contract, there are 4 major issues you need to be aware of:
- When is your actual Starting Date?
- “This is our standard contract” line
- What is the Restrictive Coverage?
- Who covers Malpractice Tail Coverage?
Scroll down to listen to the podcast
I wrote a book on physician employment agreements (The Final Hurdle – A Physicians’ Guide to Negotiating a Fair Employment Agreement) because I have reviewed so many physician employment agreements with the same traps that keep ensnaring young physicians over and over again. These three traps that residents and fellows healthcare professionals need to avoid in physician employment contract agreements.
To learn more about the critical issues to be aware of when negotiating a physician employment agreement, you can check our physician employment agreement checklist or, for the most extensive discussion of the topic, my book on physician employment agreements. For specific information on topics you might be interested in, see our posts about physician productivity compensation, MGMA compensation analysis, medical record provisions in physician employment agreements, letters of intent in physician contracts, physician covenants not to compete, and call coverage requirements.
Don't Get Trapped In An Unreasonable Contract
Get a physician contract review that protects your income and your lifestyle.