Policy, Practice and Procedure: Physician Restrictive Covenants in Illinois

Pricing

Non-ISMS members: $50.00
ISMS members: Free

Course Description

This hour-long program, presented by attorneys William J. Cadigan and Kenneth J. Vanko, will provide participants with an understanding of the legal and business concepts that apply to the use of restrictive covenants/non-compete clauses in physician employment and practice ownership agreements. Participants will also be provided with an overview of recent developments in professional society policies related to the use of restrictive covenants, as well as federal policy concerns about how restrictive covenants might affect access to care. The webinar will provide insights into how physicians, practice leaders and their legal counsel approach the drafting of commonly used terms and provisions in restrictive covenants.

Finally, participants will gain an understanding of legal strategies, tactics and business considerations when physicians and practice organizations contemplate litigation and alternative dispute resolution over the enforcement of restrictive covenants.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify common terms and provisions in restrictive covenants

  • Describe policy considerations driving the development of physician employment contract and practice ownership agreement law, particularly restrictive covenant/non-compete clause law.
  • Identify options available to physicians and practice management when disputes arise over the enforcement of restrictive covenants.

Disclosures

All faculty, content reviewers and planners who have had input into or contributed to the content have indicated they have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial entities that may have an impact on the activity.

Target Audience

ISMS members and their staff

CME information

ISMS logoThis activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Illinois State Medical Society and ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company. The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Illinois State Medical Society designates this internet activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Illinois Nurse Practice Act rules deem CME credit provided by approved sponsors as acceptable to fulfill nursing continuing education requirements for licensure. Nurses may claim one contact hour per unit of CME in the state of Illinois.

Additional Information

Estimated time for completion: 
1 hour
Activity last reviewed: 
05/20/2019 - 4:45pm
Disclaimer: 

The recommendations contained in this resource are not intended to define conduct that is appropriate in every case, should not be considered as establishing any standard of care, and do not constitute legal advice. Physicians, clinicians and health care providers should take care to ensure that all care rendered reflects the best clinical judgment and complies with the laws and regulations of the state or location at which the care was provided.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Illinois State Medical Society and ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company. The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Illinois State Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 Participation Credit
Course opens: 
03/06/2019
Course expires: 
03/06/2022
Cost:
$50.00
Rating: 
0

Faculty:

William J. Cadigan

Law office of William J. Cadigan, P.C.

Kenneth J. Vanko

Clingen Callow & McLean, LLC

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Illinois State Medical Society and ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company. The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Illinois State Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 Participation Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/06/2019
Course expires: 
03/06/2022

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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