How benefits work for locum tenens PAs and NPs

Last updated 1/16/2021

While doctors working locums are independent contractors and need to take care of their own insurance coverage, nurse professionals (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) who work for Weatherby are considered W-2 workers, which makes them eligible for full benefits. Weatherby provides all locum tenens NPs and PAs a versatile benefits bundle thats easy to sign up for and begins on day one of your task.

Here are the answers to the most common questions about
Weatherbys health advantages for locum tenens PAs and NPs:

Whats my work status?

All PAs and nps working locum tenens through Weatherby are
considered traveler workers and receive a W-2. This makes you eligible for
Advantages through Weatherby.

What advantages can I receive?

Weatherby offers a variety of health advantages for locum
tenens NPs and PAs. Youll have the option of healthcare strategies, including
oral and vision protection. Strategies are made more affordable due to a generous
company contribution.

Fringe benefits include a 401( k) option (Weatherby will match 50% of the very first 7% you contribute), fundamental life insurance coverage, Teladoc services, and health supporter gain access to. A staff member support program is likewise readily available to help you with a variety of issues ranging from psychological health care to financial therapy.

Who can use these benefits?

You can also extend if you elect coverage for yourself
coverage to your partner or domestic partner as well as your reliant kids
( up to age 26). Your rates will vary depending upon how lots of people are
covered under the strategy.

How do I sign up for advantages?

Note that its best to sign up quicker instead of later.
Since your advantages work on the first day of your assignment, waiting.
too long to elect coverage may require you to offset missed out on premium.
payments in subsequent incomes.

Youll have 30 days from the start of your assignment to
enlist in protection, and benefits are efficient on day one of your task. To
sign up, youll get an e-mail with a link to your benefits portal where you
can review your options and elect coverage..

How does a space in my work affect my coverage?

Youll still be qualified for COBRA extension of coverage for your health advantages if you have a longer gap between tasks or choose to terminate working with Weatherby. You can elect COBRA coverage for approximately 18 months; nevertheless, Weatherby will no longer to contribute to your premiums as soon as your work ends.

Its typical for PAs and NPs to take a break in between locum.
tenens assignments. At Weatherby, you can keep the exact same coverage even when youre.
not working supplied the time between assignments is less than 31 days.
Keep in mind that the expense of premiums accumulated during the space will be.
paid of your next tasks incomes.

When can I make changes to my benefits?

Each time you begin a brand-new agreement or project, youre.
qualified to make changes to your benefits. This implies youre not obliged to.
remain on a particular plan or wait till an open registration duration to switch to.
a new one or alter your elections. Having the ability to enlist or cancel in various.
benefits for each new project includes yet another aspect of versatility to.
your locums work..

What does Weatherby provide that numerous other agencies do not?

You complete advantages registration quickly through an online.
website, which also offers access to ID claims and cards information– saving.
you time and inconvenience while on task.

Another distinct benefit offered by Weatherby is the 31-day.
bridge duration, during which NPs and PAs can keep their benefits while in.
in between assignments. As long as you start a brand-new project within this time.
duration, there is no gap in your coverage.

Weatherby understands that health care protection is necessary,.
and thats why we provide NPs and PAs with day-one.
protection– that suggests you have access to all of your benefits the extremely first.
day you work with us.

Who can I talk with if I have more questions?

Your Weatherby expert is a great resource for questions.
about benefits. For more detailed information on Weatherbys health benefits for.
locum tenens, the benefits department is readily available to answer concerns at 800.811.1796.

Interested in finding out more about working as locum tenens.
PA or NP? Provide us a call today at 954.343.3050 or view todays task.