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The Final Hurdle : A Physician's Guide to Negotiating a Fair Employment Agreement
by Dennis Hursh


Overview - Get Your Career Off on the Right Track
Everything Physicians Need to Know About Employment Contracts
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
-Dangers of productivity compensation
-Common incentive compensation formulas - what needs to be included
-Benefits to look out for in addition to your compensation
-How to determine if you are "disabled," and how the employer should NOTbe able to make this determination
-What the employer can, and can't negotiate as far as benefits
-Stark law traps, and how to avoid them
RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS
-What's really important in restrictive covenants, and what isn't worth negotiating over
-Minimizing the impact of a restrictive covenant
-How you can be released from a restrictive covenant
-Negotiation strategies in buy-outs of restrictive covenants
CALL COVERAGE
-The language you must have
DEFINING WHAT IS EXPECTED OF YOU
-Patient contact hours expectations
-What flexibility an employer will demand
THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT
-Issues with hospital and managed care credentialing, and how to work around them
-Grounds for termination
-"Without cause" termination issues
OTHER ISSUES IN AGREEMENTS TO WATCH OUT FOR
-Medical record issues
-Assignment of location of service
-Budgetary weasel language to avoid
-Malpractice issues in common provisions
MALPRACTICE INSURANCE
-The types of coverage, and the significance when you leave
-Need for "tail coverage"
-How to minimize the devastating cost of "tail coverage"
PRIVATE PRACTICE ISSUES
-Time to ownership
-Concerns with "guaranteed" ownership
-Costs of the buy-in
-Methodologies for determining the buy-in, and the pros and cons of each
-Why a cheap buy-in may not be in your best interest
-What provisions are absolutely vital in regard to future ownership

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Overview
Get Your Career Off on the Right Track
Everything Physicians Need to Know About Employment Contracts
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
-Dangers of productivity compensation
-Common incentive compensation formulas - what needs to be included
-Benefits to look out for in addition to your compensation
-How to determine if you are "disabled," and how the employer should NOTbe able to make this determination
-What the employer can, and can't negotiate as far as benefits
-Stark law traps, and how to avoid them
RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS
-What's really important in restrictive covenants, and what isn't worth negotiating over
-Minimizing the impact of a restrictive covenant
-How you can be released from a restrictive covenant
-Negotiation strategies in buy-outs of restrictive covenants
CALL COVERAGE
-The language you must have
DEFINING WHAT IS EXPECTED OF YOU
-Patient contact hours expectations
-What flexibility an employer will demand
THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT
-Issues with hospital and managed care credentialing, and how to work around them
-Grounds for termination
-"Without cause" termination issues
OTHER ISSUES IN AGREEMENTS TO WATCH OUT FOR
-Medical record issues
-Assignment of location of service
-Budgetary weasel language to avoid
-Malpractice issues in common provisions
MALPRACTICE INSURANCE
-The types of coverage, and the significance when you leave
-Need for "tail coverage"
-How to minimize the devastating cost of "tail coverage"
PRIVATE PRACTICE ISSUES
-Time to ownership
-Concerns with "guaranteed" ownership
-Costs of the buy-in
-Methodologies for determining the buy-in, and the pros and cons of each
-Why a cheap buy-in may not be in your best interest
-What provisions are absolutely vital in regard to future ownership


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781599323138
  • ISBN-10: 1599323133
  • Publisher: Advantage Media Group
  • Publish Date: May 2012
  • Page Count: 116
  • Dimensions: 9.26 x 6.31 x 0.66 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds


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