For starters, make sure your practice's policy and procedure manual includes steps to ensure that staff members involved in terminating the relationship act according to the requirements of the law and maintain professionalism.
For more in-depth information about termination of the physician/patient relationship from TMA's Office of General Counsel, including sample letters, click here.
If you need help developing your practice's policies on this matter, TMA Practice Consulting can help. Or, you can purchase a Medical Office Policy and Procedure Manual template from the TMA Bookstore.
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