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Associates: Independent Contractor or Employee

When hiring associates, doctors understandably want to limit costs as much as possible.  One of the ways in which doctors often try to reduce costs is by categorizing associates as independent contractors, rather than as employees.  While classifying an associate doctor as an independent contractor is an appealing option, there can be substantial consequences for improperly categorizing an associate as an independent contractor when they should be categorized as an employee.

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