Practice Ownership Tools
Resources and tools to assist in the development and lifecycle of your practice.
Managing the Practice Lifecycle
Income Distribution and Partner Buy-Ins
This Guide addresses two complex and related practice issues that impact individual physician finances - Physician compensation formulas and Partner buy-in arrangements. The Guide is only available to ACP members and requires a login. Access the Guide
Starting a Practice
Whether you have years of experience working for a small group practice, are leaving a large clinic, or just finishing residency, opening your own practice is a challenging endeavor. ACP's Guide provides an overview of what is involved in opening a new practice. It covers resources available to assist you along the way, including relevant ACP guides and management tools. This Guide is only available to ACP members and requires a login. Access the Guide
New Medicare Provider Quick Reference
Developed by the Department of Health and Human Services, this Guide provides basic information and resources to get you started in providing services to Medicare beneficiaries. Download the Reference Sheet
Buying or Selling a Practice
Buying or selling your practice is one of the most important decisions you make in your career. Unfortunately, they didn't teach this course in medical school. ACP has provided this Guide as an overview of the issues and resources available to you as you consider this decision. This Guide is only available to ACP members and requires a login. Access the Guide
Closing a Practice Checklist
There comes a time when you may consider closing your practice. At that point certain things need to be done to ensure a smooth transition for you and your patients. This Checklist, available only to ACP members, will take you through the necessary steps as you move through the process. Access the Checklist
Physician Employment Contract
This Guide discusses the selection and employment contracting process that follows the identification of a suitable opportunity. It is intended to assist both individual physicians seeking employment and physician groups recruiting a physician. This Guide is available only to ACP members and requires a login. Access the Guide
Marketing Your Practice
Can't find what you need? Can't find what you need? Contact ACP's Department of Medical Practice.
Multimedia Learning Resources
More Related Links:
- ACP Internist Practice Resources
- Where We Stand: Issues of Advocacy
- Council of Early Career Physicians
ACP's Special Interest Groups
Connect with other ACP members through these members-only groups that promote community and networking through lively online discussions. Current groups include ACOs/New Practice Models, Emerging Technology, and more.
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