Digging Into... Employer Policies

    Welcome back to another episode of Digging Into... A weekly video series where we will be answering commonly asked questions. We are continuing to dig into disability Insurance this month. In this week's episode we're going to be reviewing employer disability insurance policies. So should you get your own? Or is your employer's policy good enough? Find out the answer in this week's episode!
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    Tags: Digging into..., Disability Insurance, Education, Own Occupation, Physician


    The Starting Line for Disability Insurance

    With so many options, getting disability insurance can be scary and stressful. You may question where to start or put it off because you are overwhelmed.
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    Tags: Disability Insurance, Education, Own Occupation


    Digging Into... Disability Insurance

    We are excited to be starting a new weekly video series called "Digging into... with Matt & Andrew" and this month's topic is Disability Insurance! So what does "own-occupation" mean, and why is it so essential to physicians? Find out the answer in this week's episode!
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    Tags: Digging into..., Disability Insurance, Doctor, Education, Physician


    Why Disability Insurance is Important

    Disability Insurance is one of the key financial securities, however, it is often overlooked by many physicians. So do you know why disability insurance is really necessary for you?
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    Tags: Digging into..., Disability Insurance


    The Countdown Starts Now - 2019 Disability Insurance Pricing Changes

    It’s no surprise! The end of the year is approaching us quickly, and the last thing you need is another item on your To-Do list. However, there are a few trends we have picked up on concerning changes in disability insurance policies in the new year, and we want to share them with you.
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    Tags: Disability Insurance


    Contract Review: A Cautionary Tale

    You hear all of this talk about contract review and you may be thinking, “why do I need to review my contract? There are so many pages, and it is confusing, why should I stress about reading every detail?” I know that many people have been in this exact mindset, but I want to share with you a quick story that demonstrates the real importance of contract review and how it has severely affected people's lives.
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    Tags: Contract Review, Productivity, Salary


    Physician Contract Review Checklist

    Picture this. You have spent an eternity in training and racked up a fortune in debt just to get to this point and you are now holding your first job offer in your hands. The location seems nice, the employer seems nice and the money seems really nice... but do you really understand what's in the rest of your contract?
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    Tags: Contract Review, Contract Review and Negotiation, Physician Employment Contract


    5 Things You Should Pay Attention to Before Signing an Employment Contract

    The employment contract is the agreement between you and your employer, and it has one purpose, to protect the employer. Besides being hard to understand because of legal language, they are also lengthy. In this post, we’re going to cover some of the basics that you need to know before signing your employment contract. You should take the time to read it carefully and take into consideration the option of having a professional look at it. If anything raises concerns, you should ask for reasonable changes.
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    Decoding Your Physician Employment Contract

    Employment contracts can give anyone a headache. Besides being written in legal language, which is foreign to most people, they can be boring, confusing, and take a while to complete. Thankfully, we are making physician employment contracts a little easier to understand. In this post, we are going to explain some of the basics about employment contracts, from restrictive covenants to indemnification, to malpractice insurance. Contacting a professional is always beneficial, however, this post will give you more confidence when looking at your contract.
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    Tags: Contract Review


    The ABCs of Physician Employment Contracts

    Employment contracts are a big and complicated topic. The best way to handle your employment contract is to take a serious, balanced approach. You should take the time to read it carefully and take into consideration the option of having a professional look at it. If you find anything that raises concerns, you should ask for reasonable changes. In this post, we’re going to cover some of the basics of employment contracts, from negotiation to termination. This post will cover some basics about physician employment contracts, but don't hesitate to contact a professional if you have any doubts regarding your contract!
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    Tags: Contract Review