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Interpreting Physician Employment and Independent Contractor Agreements: A Brief Overview

February 8, 2022

Spencer Fane attorney Ayesha Mehdi recently presented to physician residents at the MountainView Hospital (Las Vegas) as part of the Sunrise graduate medical education program. Sunrise’s program regularly brings a variety of Las Vegas heath care professionals to provide training and perspective for the residents.

During Ayesha’s presentation, she discussed best practices for analyzing physician employment and independent contractor agreements. She explained the key components involved in physician contracts, including job description/work status, start and end dates, responsibilities/duties, insurance coverage, compensation, restrictions, obligations, and termination details.

At Spencer Fane, Ayesha Mehdi works closely with physicians and other health care professionals, along with various health care and closely-held businesses, in a wide range of corporate, transactional, regulatory, and licensure matters. Ayesha serves as outside counsel for her clients to help them reach their goals in physician employment, recruitment, mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures, as well as providing solutions when dealing with professional board complaints, reimbursement issues, and corporate compliance.

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