While you might sign an employment agreement assuming its noncompete clauses likely won’t come into play for you, you could, after all, find yourself wanting to leave your current work arrangement. These clauses typically prohibit physicians from competing against their former practice within a specific region for a specific amount of time after the relationship with the practice has ended. “You might be surprised to learn that there really isn’t a standard for noncompetes,” veteran health care attorney Amanda Hill said. Play the full episode to learn what’s reasonable for noncompete clauses in an employment agreement, and how to protect your future.
Why distance and time matter
What happens when there’s a dispute
Tips for negotiating noncompete terms
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Learning Objectives Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:
Discuss common, acceptable terms for a noncompete covenant; and
Explain how noncompetes can affect the physician’s ability to practice after leaving a group or hospital.
Recorded: Feb. 15, 2022 Released: April 14, 2022 Expires: April 14, 2025
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