The Pillars of Noncompetition Agreements in the Healthcare Industry: Illinois Law Considerations

The Pillars of Noncompetition Agreements in the Healthcare Industry: Illinois Law Considerations

Noncompetes typically limit an individual’s right to join or start a competitor business within a certain geographic range and for a designated period of time. Noncompetes are often supplemented by non-solicitation provisions, which restrict an individual from poaching a business’s clients, patients, or employees, and by confidentiality provisions. In recent years, noncompetition agreements – also...

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The Takeaway From CMS 2019 Proposed Physician Payment Rule

The Takeaway From CMS 2019 Proposed Physician Payment Rule

On July 12, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) issued its annual proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2019. Several key changes are included in this proposal, the most exciting of which is a requirement that physicians are paid for their time when they contact Medicare beneficiaries via telephone or other telecommunications channels...

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