In our previous post, we looked at the disciplinary framework for dentists as a whole. This post will look specifically at one topic that has increasingly resulted in discipline for both dentists and physicians alike over the last few years: narcotic pain medication prescriptions.
Most doctors are familiar with individual disability insurance policies, in which you insure against your own disability. Many doctors are also familiar with business overhead disability insurance, which will replace your practice’s revenue in the event that you are unable to continue working. However, there is a third category of disability policy that doctors, particularly doctors in smaller practice groups, may want to consider to protect themselves in the event of disability: disability buyout policies.