Apr 26, 2023
In this episode, we discuss the important factors that physicians need to consider when reviewing their employment contracts with guest Dennis Hursh, a physician contract attorney. From compensation to benefits, we dive into the details of what should be carefully reviewed before signing the agreement. Learn about benchmarks such as the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) and why the bulk of compensation should be a base salary. We also cover topics like disability insurance, CME allowances, and the potential pitfalls of compensation related to the value or volume of referrals. Tune in to ensure that you're fully informed before signing your next employment contract.
Dennis Hursh is a veteran attorney with over 40 years of experience in health law. He is founder, Physician Agreements Health Law, which offers a fixed fee review of physician employment agreements to protect physicians in one of the biggest transactions of their careers. He can also be reached on Facebook and LinkedIn.
He discusses his KevinMD article, "New employment contracts: What physicians need to know about compensation and benefits."
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