Template Operating Agreements
An operating agreement is just a document your LLC will need which outlines the LLC’s ownership, function, and duties. You can create your own operating
Do you need a registered agent? What is a registered agent? Watch this video and find out.
Professional Liability (Malpractice) Insurance
Whether you are an LLC or have decided to work as a self-employed individual you will need professional liability insurance, also commonly referred to as
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Obtaining Your Tax ID
If you opt to form an LLC you will need to apply for a tax ID. That is because, when you form an LLC, according
Inhouse versus Outsourced Credentialing
Hospital Credentialing Every hospital will have its own requirements for getting you credentialed (i.e. giving you permission to work in their facility). For a quick
Each Healthcare organization will require its own list of documents from you. But it will save you time to have the most common ones ready
Cohen-Bradford Influence Model
The basic idea behind Cohen-Bradford’s influence is the idea that authority can be problematic because it does not always guarantee that a leader will get
When it comes to business card design, the first thing to remember is that professional doesn’t mean complicated. Professional business card design is all about
Types of Marketing
Influencer Marketing In influencer marketing, rather than marketing directly to a large group of consumers, a brand inspires or compensates influencers (which can include celebrities, content creators, customer
Naming Your Business
Originality: Your business name must be original as you cannot form an LLC under a name that another company in the state is already using.
Win-win negotiation It is inherent to the process of negotiation that both the parties involved end up feeling satisfied that they have struck an appropriate
A website host (or sometimes referred to as a website hosting provider) is a company that offers the technology and services necessary for a website
Costs Bill collectors work by acting on your behalf to collect payment. They usually take 20-30% of whatever funds they are able to collect. Many
Invoicing & Purchase Orders
What is an Invoice? An invoice is a fancy term meaning the bill you present to the companies and hospitals after you have completed work
Warning Signs of a Non-Payer
Having Trouble Getting Paid? One of our members, Lee*, had agreed to do intraoperative monitoring for a small startup company. The company had initially hired
Distinguishing Late-Payers from Non-Payers
Why it is important to distinguish between a late payer versus a non-payer? You may recall that in your legal agreement the word for how
The Insurance People
Insurance Agent An insurance agent represents an insurance company and will sell you the company’s insurance products. They are either independent agents representing multiple companies
3 Mistakes to Avoid in Legal Agreements
Legal agreements are the written embodiment of the written relationship between two entities. Like all good relationships, the key is to be transparent and have
Should I Buy My Own IONM Equipment?
Most companies are using Cadwell and a few NIM Eclipse. Surprisingly, most independent contracting positions do not require you have your equipment. This is because
When To Submit a W9?
Under IRS rules, anyone who pays an independent contractor or LLC more than $600 must file a 1099-NED form with the IRS. This is where
Pricing For Hospitals Versus IONM Companies
Assignments with Hospitals In IONM, there are two revenue streams per case. One is for the technical component and the second is for the professional
One of the unique challenges of being self-employed is that the credentialing system will ask for letters from your employer known as attestations. When you
There will be a variety of documents required for you to upload to the credentialing portal. Exactly what documents they want are institution-specific. The most
IONM Pricing Models
Each pricing model has its own pluses and negatives. It is important that you consider each and choose the one that you would be happiest
What to charge? Your Base Rate
Why Do Independent Contractors Cost More? To calculate your base fee, the general formula for independent contractors, regardless of what field you are in, is
Should I Buy My Own EEG Machine?
You may choose to bill insurances directly for their services, rather than charging healthcare providers a flat rate, and this means having their own EEG
Accountant: Cetera Vitae recommends you find an accountant who is well versed in small business and run all questions by him or her. This person
There are many types of insurances, but listed below are the main ones you need to be aware of if you are self-employed or running