Locum tenens agreements can be useful in many circumstances. Physicians frequently enter locum tenens agreements if they have been given notice of a for cause termination of a physician employment agreement or have been on the wrong side of without cause termination in physician employment contracts. Reviewing locum tenens agreements is similar to any other
Supervising physician agreements in Pennsylvania do not need to be complicated, but there are specific provisions that are required to obtain Board of Medicine/ Board of Osteopathic Medicine approval. I usually recommend a separate employment agreement and supervisory agreement, since the supervising physician agreement must be provided to the State Board of Medicine or State
I have received too many calls concerning physician contracts during COVID. The calls generally have the same underlying issue: “My employer cut my pay by X%, and I do not see anything in my contract that allows them to do that.” Generally the physician is correct. Although new contracts I am reviewing now often do
Most physicians are familiar with the Medical Group Management Association (“MGMA”), but many physicians are not fully aware of what a MGMA compensation analysis reveals. Virtually every physician knows that a MGMA compensation analysis reveals salary data, but many are unaware of what else a MGMA compensation analysis reveals about physician compensation. First and foremost,
Physicians often ask me if they should use a “physician employment contract lawyer near me.” (Sometimes the word “me” is substituted with “my potential new employer.”) I think that’s a fair question, but I also think physicians should consider if a local attorney has the experience of someone who dedicates his or her career to
Creating a physician-only CIN is challenging, but can give physicians control of value-based contracts. This is how we accomplished it.