Like many people, working for yourself is enticing. That includes physicians. While all businesses require much forethought and planning, opening a private practice requires some special considerations. In a recent blog post, the American Medical Association (AMA) laid out seven key tips for starting a private practice:

1. Pick an ideal location

2. Arrange licensing and credentials

3. Consult professional advisors

4. Navigate payer contracting

5. Ensure your practice is covered

6. Order medical equipment and supplies

7. Build your team.

The North Carolina Medical Society is here to help you as well. You can read the full AMA post here.