Summary of State Laws (Q1 and Q2 2020)
Effective July 1, 2020, employers are prohibited from requiring current and prospective employees to undergo microchip implantation as a condition of employment or receiving additional compensation or benefits. An employer may require current or prospective employees to comply with a court order directing them to receive the implantation.
Effective July 1, 2020, employers must include the following provisions in any non-compete agreement with a physician:
- A clause requiring the employer to provide the physician with a copy of any notice to patients regarding the physician’s departure from the employer.
- An obligation on the employer to provide contact information for the physician to inquiring patients.
- The ability for the departed physician to obtain medical records from the employer for patients who provide authorization.
- The ability of the physician to buy-out the non-compete provision at a reasonable price.