If Suspending Your Practice Becomes Your Only Alternative, Access ISMIE’s Resource to Mitigate Your Risk

riskAs the coronavirus spreads in communities across the country, medical offices are considering their options, particularly with the many strains placed on physicians and their practices during the pandemic. Given this, it may be wise to have a plan in place should you need to suspend your practice in the future or even immediately.

Approaching this step carefully can help to protect both your patients and yourself. Suspending your practice can be a complex undertaking, and the requirements can vary widely depending on your location, practice type and other factors.

For those considering some of these hard choices, ISMIE offers a  resource to help you lower your risk, answer your questions and plan how to move forward. This entry from our extensive  resource library also includes some general considerations leaving or closing a practice, even if temporarily. Whatever you decide to do, be sure to also seek personal legal consultation for advice on your specific situation.

If you have questions, please contact the ISMIE Risk Management team  by  email or call 800-782-4767.