Our California physician contract attorneys can review your contract, identify the areas that could be improved and assist you in negotiating the best contract possible. Each San Diego, California physician that requests our assistance receives:
- Available in any state
- Flat-rate pricing, with no hidden costs
- Review of your proposed employment agreement
- Phone consultation with Attorney Robert Chelle reviewing the contract term by term
- Follow up with a review of the needed clarifications
California Professional Review
California has approximately 100,000 licensed medical physicians, with nearly 53,000 medical specialists. Los Angeles County has the largest number of practicing physicians providing care. The Medical Board of California regulates and licenses allopathic physicians. The Osteopathic Medical Board of California regulates and licenses osteopathic physicians whether or not they are a member of the AMA. The California Medical Association offers professional assistance for all California physicians.
All contracts with any medical organization must consider these regulations and licensures. Lawyers representing the doctor must be familiar with these rules and regulations. Then an attorney reviewing any professional physician contracts will know precisely what to look for.
Medical Healthcare Employment Attorneys
New residents, attending physicians, doctors entering into their first employment contract or established physicians looking for new employment can all benefit from a thorough contract review. By employing an experienced attorney for your representation, you can insure that you will be able to fully understand the extensive and complex wording included in your contract. By having a full and complete understanding of the contract, you will be in a better position to make your own decision on whether or not you want to enter into the agreement which will affect your career life for years to come. California cities:
Physician Contracts Business Considerations
The present day conclusion is simple: A physician should not enter into any contract without having the agreement reviewed by legal counsel. There is simply too much at risk for a physician to take contract matters into their own hands. In addition to the specific professional implications, contract terms can significantly impact a physician’s family, lifestyle, and future. There are many important contract terms and clauses which can present complex and diverse issues for any physician, including:
- Non-compete clauses
- Inadequate professional liability insurance and tail coverage
- Unfavorable call schedules
- Production Bonuses (RVU, net income or hybrid structures)
- Not enough paid-time-off (PTO) or Vacation time
- Biased Termination Provisions (With or Without Cause)
- Continuing Medical Education (CME)
- Dues and Fees
Employment Contract Attorneys
It is crucial to have the contract reviewed to ensure that everything is in the physician’s contract that should be and to ensure that both the employee and the employer will be happy with the healthcare contractual agreements. The help of a contract lawyer is vital so that you can quickly take up any points you need to negotiate. An attorney will come to your aid to take care of your interests.
Contract Review Services
Additionally, often the most influential terms and clauses in any employment contract are the ones that are not present. A physician must review an employment agreement before signing it due to the advent of productivity-based employment agreements.
Attorney Robert Chelle has practical experience drafting and reviewing physician contracts for nearly every specialty.
Physician Contracts: Thorough Contract Review
A thorough contract review can benefit new residents, attending physicians, doctors entering their first employment contract, or established physicians looking for new employment. By employing an experienced attorney for your representation, you can ensure that you will be able to fully understand the extensive and complex wording included in your medical contract.
By having a complete understanding of the contract, you will be in a better position to decide whether you want to enter into the agreement, which will affect your career life for years to come.
An independent contractor agreement is a vital part of the modern workplace. For many professionals, including in the healthcare industry, working as an independent contractor can offer several benefits, such as having control over your work schedule and enjoying the ability to collaborate with multiple companies.
The financial benefits gained from having your contract reviewed and negotiated by an experienced healthcare attorney far outweigh the costs associated with a review. You are a valuable resource, and you should be treated and respected as such.
Attorney Robert Chelle will personally dedicate his time to ensuring you are fully protected. He will assist you in the contract process to represent your interests fairly.
San Diego Physician Contract Lawyers
Coming into a new organization, such as a clinic or hospital, in San Diego, California with a favorable legal medical contract can put the physician in an advantageous financial situation for years to come. Before you sign the most important contract of your life, turn to an experienced California Physician Contract Attorney for assistance.
The attorney must be familiar with all laws specific to the healthcare business in California to help fully and ensure the medical contract is perfectly attuned to your desires and needs. Knowledgeable attorneys will work to protect your interests in any California contract. Your attorney’s education and knowledge will bring you through any confusion regarding your employment agreement.
Physicians, no matter their expertise, such as surgery, pediatrics, or other areas of medicine, need assistance from a medical agreement lawyer at some point in their career. Contacting and hiring a law firm with an attorney with experience in reviewing health contracts you will find as the way to get the care and help needed.