FAQ About Locum Tenens Salary & Finance

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FAQ about locum tenens salary, finance

Locum Tenens (Latin for “in the place of”) staffing is a growing industry, supporting healthcare facilities nationwide to meet needs for qualified practitioners. As many as 6% of all active practitioners have worked locum tenens at some point in their careers, most with great satisfaction. When it comes to understanding the “nuts and bolts” of… Read more »

Taxation and Locum Tenens

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As a locum tenens worker, you'll find you have new responsibilities when it comes to taxation. Here are a few things every worker should know.

As a locum tenens worker, you’ll find you have new responsibilities when it comes to taxation. Your status as an independent contractor, coupled with the fact that you may work in several different states over the course of a year, adds to the complexities you will face come tax time. You may be required to file… Read more »

NALTO Multiview Briefing #1 — Interstate Licensure Compact

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NALTO Multiview Briefing #1 — Interstate Licensure Compact Key Facts About the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact In early October, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators endorsed the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact. In a letter to the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), the lawmakers stated, “As strong supporters of the state-based system of physician licensure, we believe… Read more »

NALTO February Multiview Briefing: National Relations Labor Board & 1099s

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National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations, February Multiview Briefing: National Relations Labor Board & 1099s NRLB & Locum Tenens How a National Labor Relations Board ruling could impact locum tenens staffing companies. What “Independent Contractor” Means to the IRS A closer look at what defines an independent contractor for tax reporting purposes, and locum tenens companies. A new year… Read more »

NALTO Multiview Briefing #4: DEA Rulings

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NALTO Multiview Briefing #4: DEA Rulings Headline suggestions: The Basics of DEA Rulings & Locum Tenens Locum Tenens & DEA Rulings What to Know About DEA Registration How Locum Tenens Opportunities Affect DEA Registration Medications can be a critical component to treatment plans. They alleviate pain, minimize symptoms, and combat infection. However, the government has… Read more »

Risk management for locum tenens practitioners

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One of the many benefits of practicing as a locum tenens physician is that the hassle and expense associated withliability insurance is largely a non-issue since it is an industry standard that locum tenens agencies provide practitioners with insurance. Still, if you are considering practicing as a temporary physician, you must consider certain issues and ask questions… Read more »

Strategies for obtaining state medical licenses

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Much like obtaining staff privileges at hospitals, the process of getting state medical licenses is becoming more arduous for physicians as medical boards tighten standards. As you consider your locum tenens career, think strategically about which licenses you will need. The more places you are licensed, the more choices you will have, but that does… Read more »

Simplifying the medical staff application process

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Every physician knows that the process of applying for medical staff membership and privileges can be tedious and time consuming. The forms and photocopies, that long list of yes/no questions, and pouring over the clinical privilege request sheet can take hours. The good news for locum tenens physicians is that, with a little organization on… Read more »