Risk Management

Leaving Practice During the Era of Covid-19

June 5, 2020

The impacts of the COVID-19 virus will cause some physicians to make changes to their practice situation by seeking a position at a new practice, transitioning to a job that does not involve patient care, or choosing to retire. Regardless of the type of change, physicians must meet certain obligations when leaving or selling a practice. OMIC’s Leaving practice toolkit outlines the steps physicians and practices need to take to promote continuity of care, prevent allegations of abandonment, and preserve the medical records. Preparing for the change will help decrease the associated stress and the likelihood of lawsuits.

Contact OMIC’s Risk Management department if you have questions by calling 1-800-562-6642 and enter “4” for Risk Management, or email us at riskmanagement@omic.com

We are committed to supporting you, our insureds, through this challenging time. Please remain safe

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