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What to Consider When Negotiation Physician Employment Agreements

Physicians employed by hospitals, group practices, or any other type of healthcare facility usually enter into the business relationship by signing a Physician Employment Agreement unless the physician is an independent contractor. At Jones Health Law, we instruct all of our physician clients to carefully review their Physician Employment Agreement prior to signing. Many physicians believe that they can’t negotiate the contract. THIS IS NOT TRUE. Every section of the contract can be negotiated by your attorney. If you don’t approve of some of the terms contained therein you have to power to ask your prospective employer to change that provision...

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My DEA Number was Stolen by an Employee and Used to Buy Controlled Substances

Most doctors have various licenses that provide them with unique identification numbers. If any of these identification numbers find their way into the wrong hands it can be detrimental to the healthcare provider’s practice, their patients, and the public. Doctors hire support staff to run their practice efficiently by perform tasks that they don’t have time to do or don’t have the training to perform. This employer-employee relationship requires a certain level of trust from both parties because a bad act by either party can have a negative impact on the other party’s license, privileges, or reimbursement for services. Some...

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Keys to Successfully Operating a Multi-Disciplinary Medical Practice

Throughout Florida, a healthy number of licensed healthcare practitioners and healthcare entrepreneurs are joining or investing in multi-disciplinary practices for numerous reasons. The primary reason for their foray into this modern approach to the delivery of medicine is usually due to the rising costs of administering treatment. They are attracted to the idea of increasing revenue, minimizing administrative duties, and partnering with like-minded individuals that may grow their individual practice. However, there are several business and legal challenges that members of a multi-disciplinary practice must consider prior to participating in the practice....

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Legal Eligibility Requirements for the Terminally Ill to Receive Hospice Care (Video)

Hospice means a public agency or private organization primarily engaged in providing hospice care. Hospice care includes palliative care and they are used in unison by an interdisciplinary group to provide physical comfort and emotional and spiritual support to terminally ill patients and their families. Hospice care is focused on caring for the patient and not curing them. Let’s face it, hospice is grim and the outlook is bleak, but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t be prepared for it. In order to do so, it is important to determine how the law may affect your loved one’s eligibility, patient...

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General Partnership vs Joint Venture (Video)

Clients often come to my office very excited about a new business that they are hoping to start or purchase from an existing owner. Many times they need financial help, the expertise and knowledge of someone else with experience in the industry, or a combination of both. As a Corporate Attorney, I’ve drafted numerous contracts and agreements throughout the years in an effort to protect my clients while they achieve their company goals. I can appreciate the different types of contracts and the terms contained therein in a way that some of my clients cannot. Sometimes I have to tell...

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The Sobering Reality About Substance Abuse Rehab Centers (Video)

Prescription drug companies and alcoholic beverage companies spend millions of dollars annually on researching, testing, and marketing their products. Typically, illegal drug dealers don’t spend millions (if any) money on research, testing, and marketing of their drugs. Regardless of the difference in the amounts of money spent by companies and dealers to attract consumers to purchase the products that they sell -- these companies generate significant revenue and profits year after year. Despite many warnings, consumers of these products often become addicted to drugs and alcohol. Savvy entrepreneurs realize that millions of Americans are seeking treatment but desire exclusivity, privacy, and...

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Should you Sign that Physician Employment Agreement? (Video)

Jamaal Jones, Esq. discusses what Physicians should look for in their Physician Employment Agreements prior to signing so that they can negotiate terms of the Agreement that are unfavorable to the Physician. Watch this video to learn how to receive more vacation time, greater compensation, and shorter restrictive covenants. ...

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Medical Treatment Reaches New Heights with Ambulance Drones (Video)

Ambulance drones are the way of the future. People have a love hate relationship with drones. Some fear their preying eye into our private lives while others see their utility. Unfortunately, for those that wish them gone I have to tell you that in my opinion they are here to stay. In fact, the government is drafting various laws to protect the rights of individuals as the use of drones are rising steadily. They may seem like a thing of science fiction. We’ve seen movies where flying police robots aka drones are able to disperse crowds or take out targets....

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