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Contractual Relationships

Physician-Group Practice Contractual Relations

The contractual relationships that physicians assume when they enter prepaid group practice plans are varied. Income arrangements may include hourly wages for physicians working part-time, annual salaries for those working full-time, and share of group income for physicians who are partners in groups that are somewhat autonomous and contract with plans to provide medical care. (Reaffirmed A-17)

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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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