12 tips for negotiating physician employment agreements
Abstract: Until they become partner-owners, most physicians have an employment relationship with their physician group. When it’s time to negotiate or renegotiate an employment contract, there are critical issues that must be understood and settled. A written physician employment agreement can make sure each physician understands and is comfortable with every contract provision. This article offers 12 common provisions that should be included in a practice’s contracts to address such issues as compensation, relocation loans and restrictive covenants.