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Washington D.C. Amends its Ban on Non-Compete Agreements

What is a Non-Compete Agreement or Provision? A Non-Compete provision may prohibit current and former employees from simultaneously or subsequently being employed by another entity or operating their own business within a certain geographic radius for a defined period of time (i.e. 2 years) if the employee will provide similar services in a competing field of work. This provision is typically presented to employees upon an employment offer as a part of an employment agreement. A Non-Compete Agreement is a standalone agreement between an employer and employee that has one or more Non-Compete provisions or restrictive covenants. An agreement can also be...

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What are the Differences between a Rural Health Care Clinic and a Federally Qualified Health Center?

What is a Rural Health Clinic? A Rural Health Care Clinic (RHC) is a clinic designed to provide quality care to patients in rural areas. They are Medicare certified programs that must be established in areas designated as rural shortage areas. An RHC is not permitted to care for patients of mental diseases or rehabilitation services. At least fifty percent of the time the clinic is open there must be a nurse practitioner, midwife, or physician assistant to provide care to patients. These medical professionals are under direction of a physician. RHCs are required to staff personnel, but there are no...

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