Here, we describe the process of accreditation and certification as it applies to the newly accredited subspecialty of procedural dermatology.
In the health care industry, the rules of regulation and competition often collide, making the issue of reimbursement to health care providers difficult to navigate.
This article addresses just a few of the different issues that arise in physician contracting, such as choosing the appropriate form of business entity; the importance of a writing; term and termination of the contract; compensation models; benefits, vacation and other time off included in the contract; malpractice insurance; and restrictive covenants.
The dermatologist in most cases can be held legally responsible for the acts of their physician assistant or nurse practitioner.
This article will attempt to summarize the most important of the issues that may represent potential pitfalls for the physician.